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Tobias Moser receives traditional Guyot Prize for Otology 2019

The University of Groningen honors hearing scientists of the University Medical Center Göttingen for their outstanding work with its oldest science award for otology.

The Guyot Prize is endowed with EUR 2,500 and is awarded together with a medal. Photo: Moser

Tobias Moser, Director of the Institute for Auditory Neuroscience at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG), has been honored by the University of Groningen in the Netherlands for his contribution to the understanding of the inner ear synapses and the development of an optogenetic cochlear implant. Moser received the University of Groningen’s oldest scientific prize, the Guyot Prize. The award ceremony took place on October 29, 2019 in Groningen during a formal symposium on " Advances in Biological Otology".

"I am very honored to receive this traditional prize, which is only awarded every five years," said Professor Tobias Moser.

As spokesperson of the Collaborative Research Center 889 “Cellular Mechanisms of Sensory Processing” and the Cluster of Excellence "Multiscale Bioimaging: From Molecular Machines to Networks of Excitable Cells" (MBExC) at the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG), Tobias Moser is interconnected closely with other research institutions at the Göttingen Campus. In Göttingen, he is head of the "Auditory Neuroscience and Optogenetics Laboratory” at the German Primate Center, the " Synaptic Nanophysiology" at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry as well as the associated working group “Auditory Neuroscience" at the Max Planck Institute of Experimental Medicine. (Translation of German press release of the University Medical Center Göttingen (UMG))

>> original press release of the UMG (German text)

Contact:

University Medical Center Göttingen, University of Goettingen
Institute for Auditory Neuroscience and InnerEarLab
Prof. Dr. Tobias Moser
+49 551 39-61940
tmoser@gwdg.de
Robert-Koch-Straße 40
37075 Göttingen

University Medical Center Göttingen, University of Goettingen
Public Relations
Stefan Weller
+49 551 39-61020
Von-Siebold-Str. 3
37075 Göttingen
presse.medizin(at)med.uni-goettingen.de