Excellence Acknowledged for University of Suffolk

Academics at the University of Suffolk are celebrating an impressive award shortlisting.

The Biotechnology Unit has been confirmed as one of five international finalists for the REgMedNet Award for Cultivating Excellence (ACE).

The Award recognises and celebrates the work of regenerative medicine labs around the world. 

RegMedNet is a prestigious community site that unites the diverse regenerative medicine community, in partnership with their high impact factor journal Regenerative Medicine.

The University of Suffolk Biotechnology Unit Lab is one of only two UK-based finalists, the other being the Barker Lab, University of Cambridge.

The Award submission was led and submitted by Dr Federica Masieri, Senior Lecturer and Course Leader for MSc Regenerative Medicine.

Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Professor Mohammad Dastbaz, said: “The shortlisting of the Biotechnology Unit for the ACE prize is an outstanding achievement for the team.  To be shortlisted with such an eminent list of international research groups shows the excellent quality of work produced by our team.”

The winning lab will be selected by public vote, which closes on 15 August. Voting can be placed by going to


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