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2020 Martha A. Hooven SSA Union Member/Clerical Technical Award

Monday, January 25th, 2021

Sofija Vlasevska

Sofija Vlasevska, Senior Research Worker in the Pasqualucci/Dalla-Favera Lab, has won the 2020 Martha A. Hooven SSA Union Member/Clerical Technical Award.

Colleagues call Ms. Vlasevska a "role model" and praise her proficiency in biochemistry and molecular and cell biology assays. She has co-authored impactful research papers as a member of the Columbia lab of Laura Pasqualucci, MD, and Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD, who writes: "Sofija is an extremely hard worker, self-motivated, creative and goal-oriented, with a strong work-ethic. She is also very analytical, embodying the kind of resolve and tenacity that are needed in a research setting. Along with her remarkable commitment and dedication to her work, Sofija has superb technical skills and organization capabilities, which allow her to easily implement novel techniques and tackle more complex experimental approaches."