KAUST Professor Raquel Peixoto wins inaugural Rachel Carson Prize 2023 for Applied Microbiology

19 November, 2023

Dr. Raquel Peixoto, professor of marine science at KAUST, has been awarded the Rachel Carson Prize for microbiology.

The prize is part of the Applied Microbiology International Awards, which celebrate the brightest minds in the field and promote the research, groups, projects, products and individuals who continue to help shape the future of applied microbiology.

The prestigious scientific prize, named after the American biologist, nature writer and environmentalist Rachel Carson, is awarded to scientists who have used microbiology to help preserve our global ecosystem, to further our understanding of terrestrial life and ocean biodiversity, or to provide direct solutions that conserve and sustainably use marine resources for sustainable development.

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