We are delighted to announce that Camille Kolenda from the University Hospital of Lyon, Bacteriology Laboratory, France has been awarded the 2019 FEMS-ESCMID Award for her research proposal: “Molecular diagnosis of bone and joint infections directly from synovial fluid or tissue samples by metagenomic sequencing’’.
The FEMS-ESCMID Award is a joint initiative with the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) to foster and recognize outstanding microbiology research carried out by young European researchers. This Award is given each year, with each organization selecting an outstanding candidate from their research grantees. The selected candidate receives an additional € 1,000 from the other organization to support their research.
We also congratulate the ESCMID-FEMS Awardee: Eveline Snelders, Wageningen University, Laboratory of Genetics, Wageningen, Netherlands