Katja Doerschner of UMRAM has been considered as one of the most promising young scientists of 2012 in Turkey by The Turkish Academy of Sciences (TÜBA). She is among the 28 scientists this year who has been awarded within the framework of The Young Scientists Award Programme. The objective of TÜBA-GEBIP is to foster young, outstanding scientists encourage them to establish their own research programmes in Turkey. TUBA supports these scientists for a period of three years and helps them set up their own research groups at a stage when they are in need for incentives. We congratulate Katja for her well deserved succsess.