Awards & Honors

2017

Group leaders

Peter Fuchs
Standalone grant, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Gijs Versteeg
Two standalone grants, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Sascha Martens
Program Grant, HFSP
Standalone grant from the Austrian Science Fund FWF

PhD students

Iva Lucic
Dissertation Completion Fellowship from the University of Vienna 

2016

Group leaders

Andrea Barta
Service Award from the RNA Society
Golden Badge of Honor for Meritorious Service to the Province of Vienna, Province of Vienna

Christopher Campbell
START grant from the Austrian Science Fund FWF

Kristina Djinović-Carugo
elected member at EMBO 
Collaborative Award in Science from the Wellcome Trust

Postdocs

Nadezda Sedlyarova
VBC PhD Award 2016

Daniel Papinski
VBC PhD Award 2016

Elisabeth Sonnleitner
Teaching Award 2016 from the University of Vienna

PhD students

Florian Zwolanek
publication award from the Sanofi-aventis-Stiftung
Award of Excellence 2016 from the Ministry of Science, Research and Economics BMWFW

Tiffany Su
uni:docs fellowship from the University of Vienna

2015

Group leaders

Kristin Tessmar-Raible
Bertha-Karlik Professorship by the University of Vienna

Robert Konrat
elected as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Arndt von Haeseler
elected as a corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Angela Hancock
elected as a member of the "Junge Kurie" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Postdocs

Anton Polyansky
Academia Europea prize for young Russian scientists

PhD students

Florian Zwolanek
Publication award of the German Mycological Society

Duygu Demiroz Bas
uni:docs Fellowship of the University of Vienna

Anna Orlova
uni:docs Fellowship of the University of Vienna

Krzysztof Chylinski (MFPL Alumnus)
Award of Excellence by the Federal Ministry for Science, Research and Economics

 

 

2014

Group leaders

Kristin Tessmar-Raible
selected as EMBO Young Investigator, EMBO
selected as FENS-Kavli scholar

Claudine Kraft
selected as EMBO Young Investigator, EMBO

Egon Ogris
elected "Inventor of the Year 2013", Medical University of Vienna

Postdocs

Nela Nikolic
Lise Meitner Fellowship for Postdocs, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Lucia Aronica
People’s Choice Award of 'Access to Understanding' competition of Europe PubMed Central

PhD students

Astrid Hagelkrüys
Promotio Sub Auspiciis Praesidentis rei publicae

Stefan Benke
uni:docs Fellowship of the University of Vienna

Freia von Raußendorf (joint PhD student Leonard/Yudushkin)
DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Emmanuelle Charpentier (MFPL Alumni)
Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research

 

 

2013

Group leaders

Kristina Djinovic-Carugo
1 million euro FFG funding for the Center for Optimized Structural Studies (COSS) at the MFPL and the University of Vienna, Austrian Research Promotion Agency

Sascha Martens
selected as EMBO Young Investigator, EMBO

Wolfgang Löffelhardt
Miescher-Ishida-Award

Andreas Hartig
elected as Chairman of the FEBS Fellowships Committee

Alexander von Gabain
Innovation Luminary Award

Postdocs

Gernot Walko
Marie Curie Fellowship for Career Development by the European Commission

PhD students

Gabriele Zaffagnini
uni:docs Fellowship of the University of Vienna

Fritz Sedlazeck
VBC PhD Award 2013

 

 

2012

Group leaders

Verena Jantsch
Bertha-Karlik Professorship by the University of Vienna

Peter Schlögelhofer
Associate Professorship of the University of Vienna

Kristin Tessmar-Raible
elected as a member of the "Junge Kurie" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Postdocs

Selma Osmanagic-Myers
Hertha Firnberg Fellowship for PostDocs

PhD students

Gabriela Cabral
DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Michael Wildauer
DOC Fellowship of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Thomas Kupka
Sanofi-Aventis Prize of the Medical University of Vienna

Martina Dötsch
VBC PhD Award 2012

 

 

2011

Group leaders

Alwin Köhler
ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, European Research Council
START Award 2011, Austrian Science Fund FWF

Bojan Zagrovic
ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, European Research Council

Sascha Martens
elected as a member of the "Junge Kurie" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

Florian Raible
elected as a member of the "Junge Kurie" of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

PhD students

Cornelia Rumpf
VBC PhD Award 2011

   

2010

Group leaders

Sascha Martens
ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, European Research Council

  

Florian Raible
ERC Starting Independent Researcher Grant, European Research Council

Juraj Gregan
HFSP Young Investigator Grants, Human Frontier Science Program

Manuela Baccarini
Elected corresponding member of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  

Postdocs

Nina Gratz
L’Oréal Award "For Women in Science 2010"

PhD students

Sabine Lagger
VBC PhD Award 2010

   

2009

Group leaders

Emmanuelle Charpentier
Theodor Körner Award 2009, Theodor-Körner-Fonds

  

Christina Waldsich
Theodor Körner Award 2009, Theodor-Körner-Fonds

Manuela Baccarini
Full Professor for Cell Signaling, University of Vienna  

  

Silke Dorner
Member of the "Junge Kurie" (Young Academia) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences

  

Andrea Barta
Elected Vice-Chair of the Christian Doppler Association's Senate

Théodora Niault
Award of Excellence 2009, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research

Jiradet Gloggnitzer
Würdigungspreis 2009, Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research

  

2008

  

2007

Juraj Gregan
Theodor-Körner-Preis