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Ron Raines wins Humboldt Research Award

raines150Biochemistry professor Ron Raines has been selected to receive the Humboldt Prize. This award, also known as the Humboldt Research Award, is given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation to internationally renowned scientists and scholars. The prize is currently valued at € 60,000 with the possibility of further support during the prize winner’s life. Nominations must be submitted by established academics in Germany.