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The Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences announced today that Joost Snijder, who studies molecular machinery in viruses and microorganisms, will receive the 2018 Heineken Young Scientist Award in the Medical/Biomedical Sciences. He will be honored at ceremonies in Amsterdam, Thursday, Sept. 27, in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ Concert Hall.

The Heineken Young Scientist Awards recognize promising researchers whose outstanding work sets an example for other young scholars and scientists. Snijder recently completed his postdoctoral studies at the University of Washington School of Medicine Department of Biochemistry.

Read more at the UW Medicine Newsroom.