New Nature Podcast with Eppendorf Award Winner 2011
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(openPR) - Suzan Rooijakkers, PhD, speaks about her research on Staphylococcus aureus.|
In 2011, the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators was awarded to Assistant Professor Suzan Rooijakkers, PhD, (University Medical Center Utrecht, Department of Medical Microbiology, Utrecht, The Netherlands) for her discoveries of how the pathogen Staphylococcus aureus evades immune attack to survive in the human host.
Listen now to the interview that Geoff Marsh (Podcast Editor of Nature Publishing Group, London) did with Suzan Rooijakkers for the new Nature Podcast on the Eppendorf Award.
Listen to the podcast now. Link auf Nature Podcast
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