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Dr. Jean-Léon Maître, CNRS Research Director at the Institut Curie Paris, has won the Richard Lounsbery Award for his outstanding and innovative work in mammalian developmental biology.

Jean-Léon Maître is focusing in particular on the very early stages in the development of mouse and human embryos, before they are implanted in the uterus. His pioneering work in this field is recognized worldwide as having opened up a new avenue for the study of early embryos, and also for helping to understand some of the problems that can arise in embryos during this critical pre-implantation period.

The laureate will present his research work at a public lecture at the Académie des Sciences on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. The prize will be awarded on October 15, 2024, at a ceremony under the dome of the Institut de France.

(Excerpts from the Académie des sciences)

Click here to read the full press release from the French Académie des sciences.

Click here to read the press release from the Institut Curie Paris.


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