Evandro Ferrada was runner-up in the EU-LIFE/Nature Essay Contest: Utopia Institute of Research. He received a 2,500€ prize and was given the opportunity to present his work at the Envisioning the research centres of the future conference.

Evandro is a computational biologist originally trained in biochemistry and evolutionary biology. He obtained his PhD at the University of Zurich, working on molecular evolution. He carried out postdoctoral work at the Santa Fe Institute in New Mexico, and at the Department of Genome Sciences of the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. In June 2021 he joined the REsolution Consortium where he is contributing to the analysis of human genetic variation and to the functional characterization of solute carriers using large-scale mutagenesis data.

To access Evandro's awarded essay, The Eclosion Event, visit Nature's web page: https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-023-01854-9




Runner-up, Evandro Ferrada

Evandro Ferrada
Researcher at CeMM - Center for Molecular Medicine, Austrian Academy of Sciences