Dirk-Jan Scheffers awarded Zilveren Zandloper
The Nederlandse Biotechnologie Vereniging awarded Dirk-Jan Scheffers the Zilveren Zandloper Education Award for his role as programme director for the new interdisciplinary bachelor’s programme in Life Science & Technology at the University of Groningen.
In the words of the jury: “Scheffers' special commitment, with his vision on inter- and multidisciplinary education, management and organizational capacity, has been essential for the current LST training that trains students in modern biotechnology. Scheffers has a natural ability to bring disciplines together and create enthusiasm“.
The award was presented to Scheffers by NBV chair Maria Barbosa during the Netherlands Biotechnology Congress on 4 October 2022 in Corpus Conference Centre.