Awards and Honours

 
 

2019               Elected member of the “Académie Lorraine des Sciences

2019               Elected full member of the “Institut Grand-ducal, Section des Sciences naturelles, physiques et mathématiques

2018               National representative of Luxembourg in the European Union COST action CA18131

2018               Grand Prix en sciences biologiques de l'Institut Grand-ducal

2018               TEDx UniversityofLuxembourg speaker

2018               Elected corresponding member of the “Institut Grand-ducal, Section des Sciences naturelles, physiques et mathématiques

2017               Luxembourg national representative of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

2017               Luxembourg National Research Fund (FNR) Award for Outstanding Scientific Publication

2017               FNR Award for Outstanding Research-driven Innovation

2017               Luxembourg Healthcare Research Award

2017               International Society for Microbial Ecology (ISME) Ambassador for Luxembourg

2016               Founding Vice-President of the Luxembourg Society for Microbiology

2016               National representative of Luxembourg within the International Human Microbiome Consortium (IHMC)

2011               National representative of Luxembourg in the European Union COST action ES1103

2010               Autorisation à diriger des recherches, University of Luxembourg

2010–2015   FNR ATTRACT Research Fellowship

2014               Isaac Newton Institute Fellow

2008               United States National Science Foundation, International Graduate Training Course in Antarctic Biology

2007               Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research, “Prime d’encouragement de 3e cycle”

2005               Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research, research scholarship (bourse de formation-recherche)

2005               German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), research scholarship

2005               International Water Association, Activated Sludge Population Dynamics Specialist Group, best paper prize 

2004–2008   Several conference travel grants awarded by the FNR (MA2) and the Society for General Microbiology

2002–2005   School of Environmental Sciences at the University of East Anglia, full doctoral scholarship

2002–2003   United Kingdom Foreign and Commonwealth Office, British Chevening Scholarship

2002               Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research, “Prime d’encouragement de 2e cycle”

2002               Superglass prize for best final year project

2002               IKM Consulting prize for best final year student

2001               Luxembourg Ministry of Culture, Higher Education and Research, “Prime d’encouragement de 1er cycle”