Awards per Year

Young Investigator Award

The “Young Investigator Award” (YIA) of the Dutch Society for Human Genetics, Nederlandse Vereniging voor Humane Genetica (NVHG), will be awarded to a young, talented researcher (PhD). With the award the NVHG wants to stimulate the young researcher by highlighting their achievements and support them to build a strong CV. The award is Euro 500,- and will be presented at the annual NVHG symposium.

Marieke Klein

2019

At the annual symposium at Veldhoven, the NVHG presented the 2019 ‘Young Investigator Award’ to Marieke Klein for her PhD-thesis “From gene to disorder in ADHD” 

Marc Jan Bonder

2018

At the annual symposium at Papendal, the NVHG presented the 2018 ‘Young Investigator Award’ to Marc Jan Bonder for his PhD-thesis “The interplay between genetics, the microbiome, DNA-methylation & gene-expression” 

Laurent Francioli

2016

At the annual symposium in Amsterdam, the NVHG presented the 2016 ‘Young Investigator Award’ to Laurent Francioli.

 

Christian Gilissen

2014

On October 3, at the annual symposium, the NVHG presented the 2014 ‘Young Investigator Award’ to Christian Gilissen.

Heleen Arts

2011

Heleen Arts, UMC St. Radboud (Nijmegen), won the NVHG Young Investigators Award 2011, presented at the 2-day NVHG spring symposium in Veldhoven.

Lude Franke

2009

Lude Franke, UMC Groningen (Groning), won the NVHG Young Investigators Award 2009, presented at the 2-day NVHG spring symposium in Veldhoven.