DTP Student Mathilde Guillaumin is recognised for her work at a ceremony in Paris

DTP14 student Mathilde Guillaumin has been awarded the “Médaille Louis Edouard Rivot” at a ceremony in the Coupole de l’Institut de France” (Académie française) in Paris. Around 80 prizes were awarded to scientists from different fields (biology, physics, chemistry and mathematics). Mathilde was one of 4 students from her University, Ecole Polytechnique Palaiseau who were recognized by the Institute as excelling on their research Internships. Mathilde’s Internship was at the laboratory of Physiology of Nutrition and Food Intake Behaviour in Paris working on the spatial reorganization of proopiomelanocortin-expressing neurons in the arcuate nucleus of POMC-EGFP mice resistant or prone to obesity.

The ceremony ended with 5 talks given by scientists who became members of the Academy of Science last year, Geneviève Almouzni, Antoine Danchin, Anne-Marie Lagrange, Odile Eisenstein and Cédric Villani.