Krishnaraj Rajalingam chosen for German award

Krishnaraj Rajalingam, a molecular biologist from Tamil Nadu, has won a prestigious and highly competitive award from the German research foundation.

The 30-year-old scientist, working at the University of Wuerzburg, Germany, has been chosen for the 1.3 million euros award.

With this award, Rajalingam, born in Mayiladuthurai in Tamil Nadu, can now establish a fully independent research team anywhere in Germany for the next five years.

The major focus of his research is on understanding programmed cell death, a special form of cell death which plays a crucial role in normal development and homeostasis of almost all multi-cellular organisms.
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Anonymous said...

We are so proud of you Dr.Rajalingam!