2018 Hooke Medal awarded to Jackson lab alumnus Andrew McAinsh
Andrew McAinsh, who carried out his PhD in the Jackson lab (1997-2001) has been awarded the 2018 Hooke Medal. The Hooke Medal is awarded every year by the British Society for Cell Biology and recognises an emerging leader in cell biology. The award is named after Robert Hooke, the eminent 17th century natural philosopher and author of Micrographia (the world’s first comprehensive illustrated book on microscopy) and is given to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution to UK Cell Biology. The medal is presented annually at the annual Spring Meeting after which the winner delivers their research talk. The Journal of Cell Science has published an interview with this year's winner, available here.