Viruskenner coach Rory de Vries (virologist) wins prize

Viruskenner is very proud of Viruskenner coach Rory de Vries! He was awarded the Dutch Beijerinck prize for virology:

“The Beijerinck prize promotes virology-oriented science. This prize is given out in commemoration of Martinus Willem Beijerinck, the “father of virology”, who discovered pathogens smaller than bacteria and named these viruses, after the Latin world for poison.

The prize is meant for young postdoctoral researchers that perform excellent science at a Dutch university. This prize is awarded every other year, consists of 25.000 euro available for research, including courses, conferences or international working visits.”

You can also check the Dutch news article for further information: News item Nu.nl

Congratulations Rory!