Prof. Canfield new VILLUM Investigator

March 24, 2017

Danish IAS Chair of Biology Prof. Donald E. Canfield is now one of the only 11 “VILLUM Investigators”.

It is the first time that VILLUM FONDEN allocates grants for “VILLUM Investigators” and the programm is characterized by grants for scientists rather than for a specific research Projects.

Prof. Canfield has received nearly 38 million DKK.
With this grant he will try to find very old answers on – how did animals arise 800 million years ago and why did they develop?