Rita Batista has been selected as the winner of the Hennig Award for her outstanding thesis. Congratulations!
Winner of the Hennig Award 2019

Based on an endowment made by Nebion AG and Professor Wilhelm Gruissem in memory of Professor Lars Hennig, the Linnean Centre will award a monetary reward to the best Plant Biology PhD-thesis defended in Uppsala in the forthcoming years.

The Linnean Centre for Plant biology has decided to bestow the first “Lars Hennig Award for the best PhD thesis in Plant Biology” to Dr. Rita Batista. Rita has produced an outstanding thesis characterised by important scientific results, impressive experimental skills and an ability to frame the results in a broad and general context. The thesis shows that Rita has developed into a mature and gifted scientist with an exceptional degree of intellectual sharpness and scientific curiosity.”

The award ceremony will take place at the annual Linnean Centre meeting on the 14th of November 2019

Congratulations Rita!