Professor Jill Farrant, Research Chair - Plant Molecular Physiology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of Cape Town, SOUTH AFRICA; Professor Ingrid Scheffer, Chair of Paediatric Neurology Research, University of Melbourne, AUSTRALIA; Professor Frances Ashcroft, Royal Society Research Professor, Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics, Oxford University, UNITED KINGDOM; Professor Susana López, Developmental Genetics and Molecular Physiology, Department of the Institute of Biotechnology, National University of Mexico, Cuernavaca, MEXICO; Professor Bonnie Bassler, Howard Hughes Medical Institute and Department of Molecular Biology, Princeton University, USA
During the Awards Ceremony taking place on March 29 at the UNESCO Headquarters, each Laureate, being an outstanding role model for the next generation of scientists, will receive an award from Irina Bokova, Director-General of UNESCO and Sir Lindsay Owen-Jones, Chairman of the L'Oréal Foundation in recognition of her contribution to the advancement of science.
About the L'Oréal Foundation
The L'Oréal Foundation, created in 2007, pursues the goal of making the world a better place each day. It draws on the Group's values and business to strengthen and perpetuate the Group's commitment to social responsibility. As the second-largest corporate foundation in France, the L'Oréal Foundation is committed to three types of action: promoting scientific research in the fundamental and human sciences, supporting education and helping individuals made vulnerable by alternations to their appearance to reclaim their rightful place in society.
Since its creation in 1945, UNESCO has pursued i
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