Guinier Prize

Congratulations Prof. Jill Trewhella

“Prof. Trewhella is a pioneer and acknowledged leader in the application of SAS to problems in structural biology as well as a tireless promoter of the technique in general, and to the structural biology community in particular. During her career, she has published over 180 original research papers, reviews, book chapters, essays, pedagogical articles, and reports. She has served on the editorial boards of the Biophysical Journal, Biochemistry, Biology and Medicine and others.

Her leadership in the development of and advocacy for well-defined standards for assessing data quality, model validation, publication and data archiving appropriate for the biosciences field culminated in the publication and wide acceptance of guidelines used by the  bioSAS community today.  Throughout her stellar career, she has also mentored generations of biomolecular SAS researchers.  Prof. Trewhella’s achievements, positive influence and strong contributions clearly make her a most deserving recipient of the Guinier Prize.”

Guinier Prize Selection Committee

Previous Winners of the Guinier Prize

  • 2018 – Dmitri Svergun (EMBL, Germany)
  • 2015 – Sow-Hsin Chen (MIT, USA)
  • 2012 – Otto Glatter (University of Graz, Austria)
  • 2009 – Vittorio Luzzati (Centre de Génétique Moléculaire, CNRS, Gif-sur-Yvette, France)
  • 2006 – Heinrich B. Stuhrmann (GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht, Germany)
  • 2002 – Michael Agamalian (ORNL, Oak Ridge, TN, USA)

Otto Kratky Prize

Following already a long tradition, Anton Paar will sponsor again the Otto-Kratky-Award for young scientists in the field of SAXS.

To be eligible, you must be a fully registered attendee to SAS2022, be author or co-author on an abstract utilizing SAXS and be either less than 35 years of age or have fewer than 5 years since the date of your PhD graduation.

The prize winner will be announced during SAS2022 and will be awarded 1000 €.


Official Sponsor