2018 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes prize for Gijsje Koenderink

Published on June 20, 2018
Category Biological Soft Matter

Gijsje Koenderink (group leader of the Biological Soft Matter group and head of the Living Matter department) has won the 2018 Pierre-Gilles de Gennes prize. The prize has been established to honor the late Pierre-Gilles de Gennes, a French physicist and Nobel Prize laureate. Koenderink received the prize for her remarkable contributions to a better understanding of Biological Soft Matter and related interdisciplinary phenomena. She received the prize on June 19th at the conference ‘From Solid State to Biophysics IX: from Basic to Life Sciences’ in Dubrovnik.