L`ORÉAL Latvia scholarship "For Women in Science" with the support from UNESCO Latvian National Commission and the Latvian Academy of Sciences in 2014 was awarded to the BMC senior researcher Dr. biol. Dace Pjanova for her research of the genes and genetic variations that are involved in melanoma development. Using the novel DNA code deciphering technology, she will develop a high accuracy DNA test for melanoma risk.
Scholarship program "For Women in Science" in Latvia started in 2004. In 10 years this scholarship has been awarded to 30 researchers in the field of life and applied sciences.
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