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Pharmacy student Kumchok Mgimpatsang awarded second prize in Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Prize

01 December 2020

On November 30, Pharmacy student Kumchok Mgimpatsang was awarded the second prize worth EUR 2,000 in the Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Prize. The prize is awarded for excellent Master research in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences. The title of Mgimpatsang’s Master's project, performed in the group of Prof. Alexander Dömling, was: ‘Multicomponent reaction based indeno[1,2-c]isoquinolinone synthesis’.

The Dr. Saal van Zwanenberg Foundation annually awards three thesis prizes to master students in the medical and pharmaceutical sciences. The foundation is named after the founder of Organon and the ancestor of the later AKZO, Salomon van Zwanenberg. It stimulates scientific research into new medicines by awarding prizes and granting scholarships to scientists and students.

Last modified:01 December 2020 2.35 p.m.

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