Biochemist Šikšnys awarded elite Warren Alpert Prize

Vilnius University Prof. Dr. Virginijus Šikšnys
DELFI / Karolina Pansevič

At a ceremony at the Harvard Medical School, Šikšnys was awarded along with four other researchers, sharing a prize of 500,000 US dollars, the Vilnius University said. By now, 54 scientists have received a total of 3 million US dollars. Eight of them were later awarded the Nobel Prize.

The foundation annually receives between 30 and 50 applicants from across the globe.

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