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Katma Award for outstanding bird research

Muhammad Asghar (Karolinska Institutet) together with CAnMove PIs’ Dennis Hasselquist, Bengt Hansson, Helena Westerdahl, Staffan Bensch and Pavel Zehtindjiev (Bulgarian Academy of Sciences) were honoured with the Katma Award 2016 for their paper “Hidden costs of infection: Chronic malaria accelerates telomere degradation and senescence in wild birds” which appeared in 2015 in Science.
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The Katma Award is presented by the Cooper Ornithological Society, and intended to ”encourage the formulation of new ideas that could change the course of thinking about the biology of birds.” This Prize is one out of four at the Cooper Ornithological Society that recognize outstanding contributions to ornithological science. Read more!

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