The annual Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international award which honors young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The winner and finalists are selected by a committee of independent scientists, chaired by Science’s Senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern. Researchers who are not older than 35 years are invited to apply.
The winner receives
- Prize money of US$ 25,000
- Publication in Science of an essay by the winner about his/her research
- Full support to attend the Prize Ceremony held in conjunction with the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in the USA
- An invitation to visit Eppendorf in Hamburg, Germany
- Up to three finalists are honored, too!
Application deadline: 15 June 2017
Rules of eligibility
- Entrants must be neurobiologists with an advanced degree received in the last 10 years and not older than 35 years of age.
- The entrant’s essay must describe contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology.
- The entrant must have performed or directed the work described in the essay.
- The research must have been performed during the previous three years.
For more information on the prize, the application process and judging procedure click here: www.eppendorf.com/prize