April 3, 2023

The ÖAW has elected Yasin Dagdas to its Young Academy

Congratulations to Yasin Dagdas, group leader at the Gregor Mendel Institute of Molecular Plant Biology (GMI), on his election to the Young Academy of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).

The ÖAW is Austria’s largest non-university research and science institution, founded in 1847. Its mission is to ‘promote science in every way’. Today the ÖAW has over 770 members dedicated to innovative basic research, interdisciplinary exchange of knowledge and the dissemination of new insights, with the aim of contributing to progress in science and society as a whole. Every year, the ÖAW elects new members from all research disciplines for their outstanding contributions to science.


Yasin Dagdas, group leader at the GMI and member of our Special Research Program, has been voted into the Young Academy of the ÖAW. The Young Academy is committed to creating work and research conditions that make career paths possible at a very high international level. Read more about ÖAW’s Young Acadmey here, and more about Yasin’s work in our Special Research Program and at the GMI.


Read here the GMI News on this distinction to Yasin Dagdas.

GMI group leader Yasin Dagdas. Photo ©Sandra Schartel