Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

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Organization:Eppendorf AG
Financing type:Private
Scope of funding:Interantional
Topic: #57091
Start:2019 Mar 11
FSJD end:2020 Jun 8
Official end:2020 Jun 15


The Prize is awarded annually to one young scientist for the most outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted by him/her during the past three years.


Entrants must be a neurobiologist with and advance 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.

- Employees of Eppendorf AG, Science and AAAS and their relatives are not eligible for the prize.


25.000 $

The finalist essays are published on Science Online. The finalists receive full support to attend the prize ceremony. Furthermore, the finalists receive a complimentary 5-year AAAS Membership, a 5-year digital subscription to Science as well as US$ 1,000 in complimentary Eppendorf products.


The entrant must submit the following items:

- A completed entry form

- An essay written by the entrant that describes his/her research with relevance to and in keeping with current methods and advances in the field of neurobiology. The essay must not exceed 1,000 words in length. The applicant must have done or directed all of the work and this work must have been performed in the past three years.

- A one-page letter of recommendation from his/her postdoctoral adviser, supervisor, or other senior colleague who is familiar with the entrant's work.

- A Curriculum Vitae that includes the following:

1) Full citations of papers that the entrant has published on the research described in the essay;

2) Academic and professional awards and honors that the entrant has received; and

3) Relevant professional experience

4) Copies of two of the entrant's papers that are most relevant to the essay


Entry deadline for the 2020 Prize: June 15, 2020

In case of interest, contact with Research's Department before June 08, 2020.

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