Jun Ho Lee, a doctroral student in Life Sciences at UNIST, has been named as a recipient of Merck's 2018 Life Science Awards in Tumor Biology, receiving the grand prize of $10,000.
This award has been given to Jun Ho Lee in recognition of his exceptional research work and advances in cancer applications, specifically relating to enhancing the understanding of hepatocellular carcinoma. Besides, this is the first time in Asian history that a student from South Korea has been honored with the grand prize of 2018 Merck Life Science Awards.
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The Merck Group, branded and commonly known as Merck, is celebrating its 350th anniversary, this year. Founded in Germany in 1668, the world’s oldest pharmaceutical and chemicals business has evolved into a science and technology company in healthcare, life sciences and performance materials.
As part of the 2018 Life Science Awards, twelve finalists presented their research to an audience of Merck scientists and guests at the awards ceremony, held at the company’s global headquarters in Darmstadt, Germany.
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