Hansen Prize

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The Emil Christian Hansen Foundation awards prizes to appreciate outstanding achievements in microbiology. The Foundation is named for the head of the Department of Physiology at the Carlsberg Laboratory from 1879 to 1909.

Awarded by Emil Christian Hansen Foundation


The following person is associated with this Honour:

Guido Pontecorvo
A ground breaking geneticist who established the fungus Aspergillus nidulans as a conventient genetical tool and who discovered and patented the 'Parasexual cycle'.