30 Sep European Proteomics Pioneer Award for Albert Heck
The European Proteomics Association (EuPA) has awarded Albert Heck the Proteomics Pioneer Award 2014. This is the most prestigious award of the society. Heck is professor in Biomolecular Mass Spectrometry and Proteomics at Utrecht University and scientific director of the Netherlands Proteomics Centre and the European large-scale proteomics facility PRIME-XS. Heck receives the award for his many and excellent contributions to the field of proteomics.
On October 8th the award was handed over during the Award Ceremony of the 13th HUPO Annual World Congress in Madrid, Spain. The award is linked with an amount of 5.000 Euro.
EuPA is the federation of European national proteomics societies. It has been established in 2005 to coordinate and integrate national initiatives within the proteomics field. Previous Proteomics Pioneer Awardees are Ruedi Aebersold (ETH Zurich) and Amos Bairoch (Swiss Institute of Bioinformatics).