JMU PhD award for Falk Ponath

Member of the Vogel Group has just been awarded

For his outstanding dissertation on “Investigating the molecular biology of Fusobacterium nucleatum,” life and health scientist Falk Ponath has just received the 2023 joint PhD award of the Lower Franconian Memorial Year Foundation for Science and the University of Würzburg (JMU). Ponath has been a member of Jörg Vogel's lab at the Helmholtz Institute Würzburg since 2017 and has conducted research here for his PhD thesis.

For more than 50 years, the PhD award has honored outstanding theses that deal thematically with the region of Lower Franconia, whose authors are from Lower Franconia or have completed their PhD studies at JMU Würzburg. The award is funded with 500 euros.