Madan Babu, an Indian-born scientist, won the Protein Science Young Investigator Award for 2014 at Cambridge, UK on 20 February 2014.The Protein Science Young Investigator Award is given by the Protein Society for important contribution made in the study of proteins. Madan received the award for his contributions to the understanding of the principles of regulation in biological systems, especially in the fields of intrinsically disordered proteins and gene regulation. With this award, he became the first scientist of Laboratory of Molecular Biology (LMB) to win the award. At present Madan Babu heads the Regulatory Genomics and Systems Biology group at the MRC Laboratory of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, UK.
About the Award
The Award recognises important contributions to the study of proteins, by a scientist in the early stages of an independent career. The award is named after The Protein Society’s academic journal, Protein Science.