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ISAP 2021 - 3 August 2021 - virtual Awards and Acknowledgements Ceremony

The ISAP2021 Virtual Awards and Acknowledgements Ceremony was the culmination of an exceptionally executed virtual congress - the first of its kind in ISAP history!

The ceremony was hosted by the 2017-2021 Outgoing President - Céline Rebours.

And the winners were:

Distinguished Applied Phycologists (presented by Roberto de Philippis):

  • Prof. Eugenia Olguin
  • Prof. Michael Guiry
  • Prof. Yongding Liu

Outstanding Contributions to the ISAP (presented by Céline Rebours):

  • Prof. Michael Guiry
  • Dr. Valeria Montalescot

Previous Awards


  • Prof. Avigad Vonshak
  • Prof. Roberto de Philippis
  • Prof. John Benemann


  • Prof. Amha Belay
  • Prof. Sammy Boussiba
  • Prof. Mario Tredici


  • Prof. (JU) Johan Grobbelaar


  • Prof. Brian A. WHITTON (United Kingdom)


  • Prof. Claude GUDIN (France)
  • Prof. Ivan SETLIK (Czech Republic)
  • Prof. Carl J. SOEDER (Germany)


  • Prof. Hiroaki IWAMOTO (Japan)
  • Prof. Ralph LEWIN (USA)
  • Prof. Riccardo MATERASSI (Italy)
  • Prof. Shigetoh MIYACHI (Japan)
  • Prof. William J. OSWALD (USA)
  • Prof. Amos RICHMOND (Israel)

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The ISAP is a non-profit organization that aims to promote research, preservation of algal genotypes, and the dissemination of knowledge concerning the utilization of algae.




ISAP has nearly 400 supporters worldwide from more than 40 countries. Of these supporters, there are representatives of industry and scientific researchers with expertise spanning all applied aspects of microalgae and macroalgae, and student members across the world.

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