Cells 2021 Young Investigator Award

Nomination deadline (expired): 1 September 2021
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Dear Colleagues,

We are pleased to announce that the winner of the Cells 2021 Young Investigator Award is Dr. Uri Ben-David.

Dr. Uri Ben-David is an Assistant Professor of the Department of Department of Human Molecular Genetics and Biochemistry at the Faculty of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel. Dr. Uri Ben-David’s research interests are cancer aneuploidy, genomic evolution of cancer models and stem cells, and cancer. Dr. Ben-David received his PhD in 2014 and has an outstanding publication record, with a total number of citations of 5088 and a Hirsch index of 27. He is clearly a rising star in the field of cells and cancer. As a single applicant, Dr. Ben-David has secured funding of more than USD 3 million since 2017. This is an outstanding achievement in today’s competitive environment. Please join us in congratulating Dr. Uri Ben-David for his outstanding achievements.

As the awardee, Dr. Uri Ben-David will receive an honorarium of 2000 CHF, an offer to publish a paper free of charge before the end of 2022 in Cells after peer-review.

We would like to thank all the nominators from various fields of study for their participation and all the Award Committee Members for their evaluation of the many excellent nominations.

Dr. Alexander E. Kalyuzhny,
Editor-in-Chief, Cells

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