During the workshop 4 awards have been assigned to junior participants:
The 4 awards are sponsored by IBA and the oral presentation award is also sponsored by the Journal of Materials Chemistry B.
The 8 invited speakers acted as anonymous judges and selected the winners.
The winners received a certificate during the social dinner of the 8th of June and a cash money prize.
Below are reported the winners and a link to the pdf of their winning poster.
1) BEST JUNIOR ORAL PRESENTATION:
Naama Lahav, Weizmann Institute of Science: “Oligonucleotide–Small Molecule Conjugates as Tools for Programming Bacterial Behavior”
2) BEST POSTER PRESENTATION, CATEGORY: IMPACT
Adam M. Kabza, Texas A&M University: “Heterochiral DNA Nanotechnology”. Poster pdf.
3) BEST POSTER PRESENTATION, CATEGORY: INNOVATION
Alessandro Porchetta, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Engineering Programmable Nucleic Acid Nanoswitches for the Rapid Detection of Antibodies in Bodily Fluids
4) BEST POSTER PRESENTATION, CATEGORY: SCHOLAR PRESENTATION
Fabian Schneider, Technische Universität München, Resolving the Sequence of Events in the Folding of DNA Nanostructures. Poster pdf.