Yossi Kabessa, the Bryant and Lillian Shiller Fellow at the Peter Brojde Center has won the Singapore Challenge 2014 in the Global Young Scientists Summit@one-north that was held last week in Singapore. His proposal was about using biosensors based on genetically engineered bacteria to monitor the presence of a wide spectrum of pollutants and hazardous materials in the water supply system of large urban areas. The award was presented to Yossi by Tony Tan Keng Yam the president of Singapore. The GYSS@one-north is a gathering of leading young scientists (doctoral students and post docs.) from all over the world, with internationally eminent science and technology leaders in Singapore.
See The Hebrew University article.