Former Wattlab PhD student wins Young Scientist Award
15 March 2015
Former Wattlab PhD student Dr Kai Kretzschmar (above, right) was named the 2015 Nikon Young Scientist of the DGZ (German Society for Cell Biology). He received the award diploma from DGZ president Professor Ralph Gräf (above, centre) and Nikon GmbH representative Dr Michael Möller (above, left) at the society's annual meeting in Cologne.
The Nikon Young Scientist Award of the DGZ is presented annually to PhD students or young postdocs for outstanding research in field of cell biology. Kai was recognised for his graduate work in the Wattlab on remodelling adult skin by epidermalb-catenin activation.