(EMBO) The recipients of the EMBO Gold Medal 2018 are Czech microbiologist Marek Basler and German biochemist Melina Schuh. Marek Basler, who is based at the Biozentrum at the University of Basel, Switzerland, receives the award for his pioneering work on bacterial type VI secretion systems (T6SS). Melina Schuh from the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany, is awarded the medal in recognition of her ground-breaking work on meiosis in mammalian oocytes.
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