Mohamed Alj Bentires

Worked at: Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research

Current university: KU Leuven

Title of the project: Identification of PI3K-collaborating pathways important in breast cancer progression to metastasis and resistance to therapy

From the jury report:

Dr. Bentires is an experienced researcher with a strong track record of publications in the field. He has several publications in top ranking journals, many of which have been published while he was an independent research leader. Based on his CV and scientific publications, there is no doubt that he is fully qualified to lead a research team focused on the proposed research and that he is able to interact with international collaborators. He is involved in important collaborations both in Europe and in the United States.