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Peter Hegemann receives the 2020 Shaw Prize in Life Science & Medicine

The 2020 Shaw Prize in Life Science & Medicine was awarded to Peter Hegemann and his colleagues Gero Miesenböck and Georg Nagel for the development of optogenetics, a technology that has revolutionized neuroscience

News from May 21, 2020

“Grasp the law of nature and make use of it”

The Shaw Prize is an international award to honour individuals who are currently active in their respective fields and who have recently achieved distinguished and significant advances, who have made outstanding contributions in academic and scientific research or applications, or who in other domains have achieved excellence.

We congratulate Peter Hegemann for being awarded with the 2020 Shaw Prize in Life Science & Medicine !

More information about the Shaw Prize and this year's recipients can be found at The Shaw Prize website.

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