Mohamed Jemaà (YTRB Co-founder) won the “Grandes avancées scientifiques 2017” of the “Le Pôle BioSanté RABELAIS” in the Cancer section for his work on sarcoma and cells invasion published in the Oncotarget journal (Heterogeneity in sarcoma cell lines reveals enhanced motility of tetraploid versus diploid cells). The prize ceremony took place on the 5th May 2017, at the Genopolys amphitheater in Montpellier France.
Ons Mamai (YTRB Co-founder) won the « Ibn Khaldun Award-2017 »
Dr. Mamai was selected for having excelled within a Singapore-based scientific team, when she was able to identify the gene responsible for a hereditary dermatological pathology, a discovery of great value as it allows for pre-symptomatic diagnosing.
The Award presentation ceremony took place during the celebration of the 13th annual Tunisian-American Day in Washington on Saturday May 13, 2017 in the presence of members of the community. The annual Ibn Khaldun Award was established by the Tunisian American Center in 2004 to honor the intellectual heritage of the “Father of Sociology“, highlight the value of our community in the United States and promote individuals who had a brilliant academic or professional career while being active within Civil Society entities.