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The Department celebrated Professor Fran Ashcroft's DBE and Professor Gero Miesenboeck's FRS.

In the evening of Tuesday 8 September the Department of Physiology, Anatomy and Genetics gathered to celebrate two prestigious recognitions.

Celebrations - DBE & FRS

Gero Miesenboeck, Dame Fran Ashcroft and Peter Robbins

Professor Fran Ashcroft was recognised for her contributions to scholarship, public understanding of science and higher education in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours, and was made Dame Commander of the British Empire.

Professor Gero Miesenboeck was elected Fellow of the Royal Society. 

Dame Fran thanked her lab for her success which was in part, down to them while Gero thanked Professor Peter Robbins, Head of Department, as well as his own team at the CNCB.

Congratulations to Dame Fran and Gero!

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