Bayer Foundation Award for Stefan Hell

Alumni news: Congratulations to HFSP Grant awardee Stefan Hell from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry, Göttingen for the Hansen Family Award 2011 from the Bayer Foundation. The award was given for his breakthrough in the field of microscopy that now allows images to be resolved down to 20-50 nm in living cells. Stefan Hell is participating in a project funded by HFSP with Valentin Naegerl, Bordeaux, France and Wen-Hong Li in Dallas, Texas, USA, on "Nanoscale photoactivation and imaging of synaptic physiology".

See press release from the Bayer Foundation