Travel Award 2018
As Editor-in-Chief of Life, I am pleased to announce the winner of the Life Travel Award 2018:
Ryo Mizuuchi, PhD student at Osaka University, whose research focuses on constructing a comprehensive scenario of possible evolution of primitive replication systems. He is planning to present his work “Sustainable Cooperation and Coevolution of Encapsulated Gene-Encoding RNA Replicators” at the Evolution 2018 Montpellier. The award consists of 800 Swiss Francs to attend this conference.
Prof. Dr. Antonio Lazcano
Travel Award 2017
Claudia Bonfio, PhD student at the Centre for Integrative Biology (CIBIO), University of Trento, whose research focuses on the origin of iron–sulfur clusters and their catalytic activity on the early Earth. She is planning to present her work “UV-light driven prebiotic synthesis of iron–sulfur clusters” at the XVIIIth International Conference on the Origin of Life. The award consists of 800 Swiss Francs to attend this conference.
Prof. Dr. David Deamer