Two HFSP alumni recruited to IST Austria
Congratulations to HFSP alumni appointed to positions at IST Austria, a new world-class research centre near Vienna. Simon Hippenmeyer received an HFSP fellowship for his postdoctoral work with Liqun Luo at Stanford University. Ryuichi Shigemoto is a former HFSP grant awardee. Peter Jonas, who is already established in the neuroscience cluster at IST Austria has also received grant support in the past from HFSP.
See IST Austria press release on the appointments.
Other HFSP awardees at IST Austria are Michael Sixt and Calin Guet, who both received research grants in 2011.