Vasco Elbrecht has successfully been awarded with the 1st place of the Early Career Researcher Prize (Schoerbel-Benndorf Prize) of the German Limnological Society (DGL). The price was awarded for his research on strengths and weaknesses of DNA-based bioassessment of stream biodiversity. A Video of his talk can be found here. The paper that he submitted as the candidate paper for the price can be found here. CONGRATULATIONS!
Photo above: Vasco Elbrecht giving his plenary talk during the conference in Cottbus.
Photo left: Florian Leese taking the price certificate and the ‘trophy’ named ‘Clara’ (a Daphnia made of metal) on Vasco’s behalf. By that time, Vasco has already moved to his new position as a PostDoc in Canada (University of Ontario, Guelph, Barcode of Life Project).