MTC Awards for Employee of the Year, Scientific Papers of the Year and the Pedagogical Prize 2014

Published 2014-12-15 12:24. Updated 2015-04-16 09:20

For her efficiency and professionalism as Financial Officer at MTC, Kristina Gullsby (pictured) was awarded the prize for MTC Employee of the year 2014.
For his excellent work guiding the PhD student education at the department, Velmurugesan Arulampalam  was awarded the Pedagogical Prize for 2014.
In addition, three scientific papers were singled out for the MTC Scientific Paper of 2014 award. The following winning papers, in no particular order, were awarded:
Braniste V, Al-Asmakh M, Kowal C, Anuar F, Abbaspour A, Tóth M, Korecka A, Bakocevic N,  Guan NL, Kundu P, Gulyás B, Halldin C, Hultenby K, Nilsson H, Hebert H, Volpe BT, Diamond B, Pettersson S. The gut microbiota influences the blood brain barrier permeability in mice. Online Dec 2014, Sci. Trans. Med.
Lim S, Zhang Y, Zhang D, Chen F, Hosaka K, Feng N, Seki T, Andersson P, Li J, Zang J, Sun B, Cao Y. VEGFR2-Mediated Vascular Dilation as a Mechanism of VEGF-Induced Anemia and Bone Marrow Cell Mobilization. tissues. Cell Rep. 2014 Oct 7. pii: S2211-1247(14)00771-2.
Pedersen G, Àdori M, Khoenkhoen S, Dosenovic P, Beutler B, Karlsson Hedestam G. B. B-1a transitional cells are phenotypically distinct and are lacking in mice deficient in IκBNS. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 2014 Sep;111(39):E4119-26
All prizes were announced and awarded on December 4th by the Head of Department.