Uppsala Doctors Association (Upsala Läkareförening) awards this year Hwasserpris 2016 to Sangeet Lamichhaney at IMBIM for the best dissertation from the Faculty of Medicine


Upsala Doctors Association awards each year one or two people Hwasserpriset for the best thesis from the previous academic year. For 2015/2016 assigned as the sole beneficiary Sangeet Lamichhaney prize for his dissertation on "Genetic basis for adaptation in natural populations." The selection is done by a group of 4 people go through all the dissertations from the Faculty of Medicine which then ranked with respect to various quality criteria. All four judges to fully agree that Sangeets thesis was outstanding winner of this year's prize. Scientific quality and public interest are two important criteria.