SMBE would like to congratulate the 2018 Walter M. Fitch Prize Winner and Finalists. These 8 young investigators presented their abstracts in the Walter M. Fitch Symposium at the 2018 annual SMBE meeting in Yokohama, Japan. Based on these presentations, the winner, Harry Kemble, was chosen by an anonymous expert panel and awarded the 2018 Walter M. Fitch Prize.
Please join us in applauding their efforts!
Winner - Harry Kemble – IAME, INSERM, Paris, France, presenting at SMBE 2018, Yokohama, Japan
Finalist - Ana Marija Jaksic – Vetmeduni Vienna, Institut fuer Populationsgenetik, Vienna, Austria
Finalist - Mrudula Sunil Sane – National Centre for Biological Sciences, Banglore, India
Finalist - Jason Tarkington – Department of Biology and Biochemistry, University of Houston, Houston, TX, USA
Finalist - Xinzhu Wei – Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Finalist - Rachel Leigh Cosby – Department of Molecular Biology and Genetics, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA
Finalist - Christopher R Robles – Department of Human Genetics, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Finalist - Martin Silvert – Department of Human Evolutionary Genetics, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France