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Many congratulations to Stephan Uphoff in the Department of Biochemistry for winning the 2020 Colworth Medal for his pioneering work on DNA repair and mutagenesis pathways in bacteria.

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Awarded to outstanding early career scientists within 10 years of their PhD, the Colworth has long been a marker of future biochemical distinction.  The Department has had two previous winners, Sir George Radda in 1969 and David Barford in 1998.  Stephan will give his medal lecture at a Biochemical Society meeting next year and receive £3,000 in prize money.

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