The 15th European Microscopy Congress

Manchester Central, United Kingdom

was held on 16th - 21st September 2012

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FEI-European Microscopy Award Lectures

Two quadrennial awards are offered by the FEI Company, one for the life sciences, the other for the physical/materials sciences and optics.

The value of each prize is € 5,000.

The winners of the award will be presented with the awards at the European Microscopy Congresses (EMC) at 13:00 on Friday 21st September, when they will each deliver a keynote lecture.

The winners and their talk titles are:

Mathieu Kociak (winner Physical/Materials Sciences and Optics award)

Laboratoire de Physique des Solides, Université Paris-Sud, France

"Enlightening electrons"


Yves Dufrêne (winner Life Sciences award)

Institute of Condensed Matter & Nanosciences Bio & Soft Matter of the Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium

"Atomic force microscopy: a nanoscopic window on the cell surface"