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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2016

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The new recipients of Germany's most prestigious research prize have been announced. In Bonn today, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) chose ten researchers, three women and seven men, to receive the 2016 Leibniz Prize. The recipients of the prize were selected by the Nominations Committee from 120 nominees. Of the ten new prizewinners, three are from the life sciences, three from the natural sciences, three from the humanities and social sciences, and one from the engineering sciences. Each of the ten winners will receive 2.5 million euros in prize money to support their future research.

The awards ceremony for the 2016 Leibniz Prizes will be held on 1 March 2016 in Berlin.

Prizewinners 2016

Prof. Dr. Frank Bradke

Prof. Dr. Frank Bradke

Neuroregeneration Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier

Prof. Dr. Emmanuelle Charpentier

Infection Biology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers

Prof. Dr. Daniel Cremers

Computer Vision Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Daniel James Frost

Prof. Dr. Daniel James Frost

Mineralogy/Experimental Petrology Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Dag Nikolaus Hasse

Prof. Dr. Dag Nikolaus Hasse

Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Benjamin List

Prof. Dr. Benjamin List

Organic Molecular Chemistry Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers

Prof. Dr. Christoph Möllers

Law Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Marina Rodnina

Prof. Dr. Marina Rodnina

Biochemistry Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy

Prof. Dr. Bénédicte Savoy

History of Modern Art Interner Linkmore

Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze

Prof. Dr. Peter Scholze

Arithmetic Algebraic Geometry Interner Linkmore