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SciLifeLab postdoc wins Skolar Award

Published: 2018-12-06

Photo credit: Vilja Pursiainen / Kaskas Media


On December 5, SciLifeLab postdoc Sandra Jernström (Karolinska Institutet) won the Skolar Award research pitching competition in Helsinki, Finland. Her project aims to find a new kind of treatment to cancer by analyzing not just the type of cancer but also the tumor composition. For winning, Sandra Jernström receives a research grant of 100 000 Euros. She is currently a postdoc in the research group of Olli Kallioniemi (Karolinska Institutet/SciLifeLab).

The Skolar Award is non-profit and organized in collaboration with Slush, one of the largest startup events in the Nordics.