Lisanne Vervoort receives ESHG's Young Investigator Award

Lisanne Vervoort received the European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG) Young Investigator Award for the paper entitled Optical mapping of 22q11.2 low copy repeats reveals structural hypervariability.

Lisanne is a Ph.D. student who works with Professor Joris R. Vermeesch in the Laboratory for Cytogenetics and Genome Research in KU Leuven, Belgium. She was also one of the recipients of the Junior Investigator Award at the International 22q11.2DS Biennial Conference in Whistler, Canada, in July 2018.

The ESHG Young Investigator Awards (EUR 500 per recipient) were awarded for outstanding research by young scientists presented as a spoken contribution at the European Human Genetics Conference in Gothenburg, Sweden, in June 2019.

Congratulations, Lisanne!

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Lisanne Vervoort (R) with Dr. Craig Venter

Lisanne (second from left) with Dr. Venter (left) and fellow recipients of the award

Lisanne (third from left) with fellow recipients of the award