The American Science Development Association (AAAS), publishing the prestigious Science magazine, chose Professor Julius Lukeš from the Faculty of Science of the USB and the Parasitological Institute of the Biology Center of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic as one of its candidates (Fellows).
In this way, it expresses a lifelong honor to scientists who have achieved outstanding achievements in the development of science.
This year, AAAS has selected 416 laureates, most of whom come from prestigious American universities. Julius Lukeš proposed this award by his American collaborators, who are also Fellows AAAS. The Czech parasitologist was elected within the biological section for a long-term contribution to evolutionary studies in protistology and molecular parasitology with a focus on flagellates and spores.
Photo: Pavlína Jáchimová, AV ČR