The Royal Society of Sciences Thuréus prize awarded to Sebastian Barg


The Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala awarded the Thuréus Prize at a ceremony on the 30th of August with a prize sum of SEK 100,000. The prize in the category of natural history and medicine was awarded to:

Professor Sebastian Barg at the Department of Medical Cell Biology, Uppsala University, for his outstanding studies of the molecular mechanisms of regulated exocytosis.

The Thuréus prize originated from a donation by the late doctor and Uppsala student Sven Thuréus, through the formation of Lilly and Sven Thuréus Foundation for Nature and Culture.

The Royal Society of Sciences in Uppsala was founded in 1710 and is Sweden oldest science academy. It is a still active and engaged academy which, among other things, supports Swedish research of the highest quality by awarding prizes and rewards to deserving researchers.


Last modified: 2023-05-15