Scripps Scientist to Receive Society for Experimental Biology’s President’s Medal

Scripps News. February 13th, 2014 //

Martín Tresguerres, a marine biologist at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, has been selected to receive the 2014 President’s Medal from the Society for Experimental Biology.

The United Kingdom-based organization bestows the President’s Medal to “early career scientists who have made outstanding contributions to their respective field of animal, cell, and plant biology, and in science education and public affairs.” Tresguerres will receive the award at the society’s annual meeting in Manchester, England, in July …

The President’s Medal honors young scientists of outstanding merit, typically within 10 years of obtaining their Ph.D. “In order for a person to be awarded a medal, they will be a demonstrable independent researcher or scientist, in the early stage of their career, may be leading their own group already, and have demonstrated those qualities which make them respected by their peers and regarded as a creative and novel thinker,” the Society for Experimental Biology notes in its selection criteria …

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