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The Bioanalysis Rising Star (formerly the New Investigator Award) is an annual prestigious award recognizing the most promising early-career scientists in the field of bioanalysis. Sponsored by Waters Corporation (MA, USA), our vision is to promote the work of highly talented researchers offering a springboard to help establish themselves in the exciting world of bioanalysis.

2020 finalists

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2020 nominees

Amanda Hays |PRA Health Sciences
Ashley Ross |University of Cincinnati
Ben Nie |Q2 Solutions
Benoit Fatou |Boston Children’s Hospital
Chris Williams |QPS
Danielle Moncrieffe |King’s College London
Elancheran Ramakrishnan |Annamalai University
Erika Pfaunmiller |Frontage Laboratories
Eylan Yutuc |Swansea University
Ian Dawson |Covance
Isabelle Kohler |Leiden University
Jwal Doctor |INTAS
Lauren Bailey |Merck 
Lewis Wharram |CPI
Micheal Witting |Helmtoltz Zentrum Muenchen
Olli Kärkkäinen |University of Eastern Finland
Omar Barnaby |Amgen
Reshma Panemangalore |Merck
Sooraj Baijnath |University of KwaZulu-Natal
Sumit Kar |Celerion
Swarna Ramaswamy |AIT Bioscience
Tomas Pluhacek |Palacky University
Xiaoyu Wang |Nanjing University
Yashpal Chhhonker |University of Nebraska
Yue Huang |AstraZeneca
Zifeng Mai |Frontage Laboratories

Previous years

2019 Bioanalysis Rising Star Award
2018 Bioanalysis Rising Star Award
2017 New Investigator Award
2016 New Investigator Award
2015 Young Investigator Award
2014 Young Investigator Award

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About Waters Corporation

Waters Corporation develops and manufactures advanced analytical and material science technologies for laboratory dependent organizations. For more than 50 years, the company has pioneered a connected portfolio of separations science, laboratory information management, mass spectrometry and thermal analysis systems.