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Article of the Year Award

Each year, Lund Stem Cell Center presents its prestigious 'Article of the Year Award' to acknowledge and celebrate the novel discoveries made by its members.

Graphic collage representing Article of the Year Award

Since 2017, Principal Investigators from across the Center have been invited every year to nominate publications written by researchers within their group. Following an external evaluation process the results are announced at the annual retreat, and the prize (50 000 SEK) is awarded to the research group of the winner.

The Lund Stem Cell Center Article of the Year Award (2021) ceremony took place on Tuesday, 24 May during the SCC Annual Retreat 2022.

Article of the Year Award (2021) Ceremony Program:

13:35 | Maciej Ciesla (Bellodi group) “Oncogenic translation directs spliceosome dynamics revealing an integral role for SF3A3 in breast cancer”

13:50 | Marie Jönsson (Jakobsson group) “Activation of endogenous retroviruses during brain development causes an inflammatory response”

14:05 | Martina de Santis (Wagner group) “Extracellular-Matrix-Reinforced Bioinks for 3D Bioprinting Human Tissue”

14:20 | Presentation of Award and prizes

Contact person: Claire [dot] McKay [at] med [dot] lu [dot] se


Article of the Year Awardees:

2021: Marie Jönsson (Jakobsson group): "Activation of endogenous retroviruses during brain development causes an inflammatory response", EMBO Journal, 2021).

2020: Marie Jönsson (Jakobsson group): "Activation of neuronal genes via LINE-1 elements upon global DNA demethylation in human neural progenitors", Nature Communications, 2020).

2019: Karolina Pircs (Jakobsson group) " Huntingtin aggregation impairs autophagy, leading to argonaute-2 accumulation and global microRNA dysregulation" (Cell Reports, 2019).

2018: Nicola Guzzi (Bellodi group) "Pseudouridylation of tRNA - Derived Fragments Steers Translational Control in Stem Cells" (Cell 2018).

2017: Per Ludvik Brattås (Jakobsson group) "TRIM28 Controls a Gene Regulatory Network Based on Endogenous Retroviruses in Human Neural Progenitor Cells" (Cell 2017).