Louis-Jeantet Prize for Stefan Jentsch

Alumni news: Congratulations to Stefan Jentsch for the 2011 Louis-Jeantet Prize. The prize is given to scientists whose fundamental research is of considerable potential significance for medicine. The prize was given for his pioneering work on the modification of proteins by ubiquitinylation. Stefan Jentsch was involved in a 1992 HFSP grant with Bruce Futcher, then at Cold Spring Harbor and Kim Nasmyth, then at the Institute for Molecular Pathology, Vienna, which concerned the degradation of G1 and G2 cyclins and its role in the regulation of the cell cycle.