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ICFO Director Lluis Torner receives 2017 Nature Mentoring Award

Professor Lluís Torner, physicist and founding Director of ICFO, The Institute of Photonic Sciences, has been awarded with the 2017 Nature Mentoring Award.
ICFO Director Lluis Torner receives 2017 Nature Mentoring Award
Four Spanish scientists have been recognized by Nature, the international weekly journal of science, for exemplary personal mentoring of other scientists. Nature has hosted these annual awards since 2005 to champion the importance of mentoring and inspiring a generation of young scientists. The 2017 awards have for the first time taken place in Spain. At the ceremony held at the Spanish Royal Academy of Sciences in Madrid, Sir Philip Campbell PhD, the Editor-in-Chief of Nature, presented the awards and congratulated the recipients on their laudable contributions. The joint-recipients of the mid-career achievement prize are: Professor Carlos López-Otín, a molecular biologist from the University of Oviedo Professor Lluís Torner, a physicist and founding Director of ICFO- The Institute of Photonic Sciences, in Barcelona.