Dr. Nikolich-Žugich Named Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Janko Nikolich-Žugich, MD, PhD, department head and professor of Immunobiology, co-director of the Arizona Center on Aging and member of the BIO5 Institute, has been named the 2021 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year by the Arizona Bioindustry Association (AZBio) for his work on aging, immunology, and COVID-19 testing and prevention. The annual award is given to a life science researcher in Arizona who has made the most significant contribution to the advancement of knowledge and the understanding of biological processes, as measured by publications or professional acknowledgment of their work in academic or commercial settings. Nikolich-Žugich will be honored by AZBio and Arizona’s life science community during Arizona Bioscience Week, which begins Oct. 3.  In lieu of an in-person awards event, this year’s award winners will be featured in ”Celebrating Life and Science,” a one-hour program to be aired on Phoenix television and available online beginning October 3.

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09/28/2021 - 10:00am
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