After years of studying the research of Artemisinin by Professor Tu Youyou’s group, Dr. Shukun Lin, the founder of MDPI, published a Special Issue titled “Artemisinin (Qinghaosu): Commemorative Issue in Honor of Professor Tu Youyou on the Occasion of her 80th Anniversary” in the MDPI journal Molecules in 2009. In this Special Issue, Professor Fulong Liao from the China Academy of Chinese Medicine Sciences published an Editorial and introduced the works of discoveries of Artemisinin by Professor Tu Youyou and her team. In 2015, Professor Tu Youyou was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine “for her discoveries concerning a novel therapy against Malaria”. In order to commemorate Prof. Tu’s contributions to human health and promote the passions and spirits conveyed by her experiences, MDPI set up “Tu Youyou Award” beginning in 2016 to recognize outstanding scholars who are dedicated to the research of natural products, chemistry, and medicinal chemistry.
The Tu Youyou Award is awarded biennially. The awards committee will decide the winner by evaluation of the originality, scientific contributions, impact of the research of applicants, and so on. The winner will receive CHF 3000, an engraved plaque, and an award certificate.
Application Deadline: 31 May 2022Apply
Eligibility and Requirements:
List of Documents for Application
University of L'Aquila, Italy
The University of Oxford, UK
National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA
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