State Research Prize to Detlef Weigel and Rupert Handgretinger

Detlef Weigel and his colleague Rupert Handgretinger from the university hospital Tübingen

They share this year’s State Research Prize of Baden Württemberg, the highest such award given out by any of the 16 German states. The award ceremony was held in Tübingen on July 6. Detlef Weigel will use the prize money of 100,000 Euros to create a stipend for the training of Asian or African PhD students in modern genetic technology.