Maria Cristina Lo Giudice is a finalist for the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize

Monday, 10 July 2017

Maria Cristina Lo Giudice from Prof Kenneth Dawson`s group has been chosen as a finalist for the 2017 Reaxys PhD Prize for her work “In situ characterization of nanoparticle biomolecular interactions in complex biological media by flow cytometry”. She is invited to present her work at the Reaxys Prize Symposium on October 19-20 in Shanghai, where the 3 Prize winners will be selected.

Since its launch in 2010, the Reaxys PhD Prize has aimed to recognise chemistry PhD students and recent graduates, fostering creativity in ground-breaking chemistry by identifying tomorrow’s chemistry leaders and empowering them to magnify the impact of their work.

With nearly 550 applicants from around the globe,the 2017 selection process started in March. Finalistswere selected through a rigorous review process based on the originality, innovation, relevance and methodological excellence of their presented work. At the PhD Symposium, they will have the opportunity to present their research at an international stage and extend their network with fellow finalists and internationally recognised chemists.

“I am thrilled to be a finalist for this award and I look forward to presenting my work in Shanghai,” said Cristina. She recently had her PhD viva and the news of the Reaxys PhD Prize expanded the celebrations.