Per O. Seglen awarded King Olav V's cancer research prize for 2017

Per Ottar Seglen received the award from H.M. King Harald V and was congratulated by Anne Lise Ryel and Gunn-Elin Aa. Bjrneboe
Per Ottar Seglen received the award from H.M. King Harald V and was congratulated by Anne Lise Ryel and Gunn-Elin Aa. Bjrneboe

King Olav V's cancer research prize for 2017 was on June 6th given to professor Per O. Seglen, formerly head of the Proteomics & Mammalian Cell Biology Section at the Institute for Cancer Research, OUH, currently a guest researcher at NCMM.

The prestigious prize is distributed annually by the Norwegian Cancer Society, and the winner receives NOK 1.000.000.

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Articles from the home page of the Norwegian Cancer Society (in Norwegian):

From the ceremony Kong Olav Vs kreftforskningspris 2017

About Seglen's career as a scientist: Kreftforskningsprisen 2017
From the ingress: "En septemberkveld i 1961. Per Ottar Seglen er 18 år og gjennomfører sin første av en lang rekke bragder innen biologien: I kategorien Sommerfugler svarer han rett på 10 000 kroners spørsmålet i tidenes første Kvitt eller Dobbelt. 56 år senere tildeles han Kong Olav Vs kreftforskningspris."

News article about Seglen's research from when the 2017 award was announced:
Prestigious research prize from the Norwegian Cancer Society to pioneer in autophagy research