IWA/ ISME Bio Cluster Award

To recognise and celebrate the importance and impact of interdisciplinary research at the interface of microbial ecology and water/wastewater treatment the IWA/ISME BioCluster has created the IWA/ISME Bio Cluster Award.

Winners of the ISME/IWA BioCluster award 2022

Grand Prize

Prof. Jizhong Zhou

University of Oklahoma, USA

Rising Star Prize

Dr Christopher E. Lawson

University of Toronto, Canada

Winners of the ISME/IWA BioCluster award 2020

Grand Prize

Prof. Tom Curtis

Newcastle University, UK

Rising Star Prize

Dr Fangqiong Ling

Washington University – St Louis, USA

Winners of the ISME/IWA BioCluster award 2018

Grand Prize

Prof. dr. Wen-Tso Liu

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA

Grand Prize

Prof. dr. Katherine McMahon

University of Wisconsin – Madison, USA

Rising-Star Prize 

Dr. Ameet J. Pinto

Northeastern University, USA

Winners of the ISME/IWA BioCluster award 2016

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