Master student Anouk Becker has won the Radboudumc Master Award (Masterprijs) for her thesis 'A novel strategy for targeted nanovaccines for cancer immunotherapy'.During her master internship at the Dept. of Tumor Immunology, Anouk Becker was supervised by Bas van der Schoot and Martijn Verdoes, theme Cancer development and immune defense and theme Nanomedicine respectively.
The award was handed over to Bas van der Schoot by the dean, Paul Smits and chair of the committee, Joost Drenth. Unfortunately Anouk could not be present at the award ceremony, because she's currently performing her second master internship at the prestigious Boston Children's Hospital, Harvard Medical School in the USA.
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