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acknowledges the increasingly active and important role of neurobiology in advancing our understanding of the functioning of the brain and the nervous system -- a quest that seems destined for dramatic expansion in the coming decades. This international prize, established in 2002, encourages the work of promising young neurobiologists by providing support in the early stages of their careers. It is awarded annually for the most outstanding neurobiological research by a young scientist, as described in a 1,000-word essay based on research performed during the past three years.
is awarded US$25,000 and publication of his or her essay in Science. The essay and those of up to three finalists are also published on Science Online.
The award will be announced and presented at a ceremony during the week of the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience in Washington D.C. November 11-15, 2017. Eppendorf provides financial support to help enable the grand prize winner to attend the meeting.
Deadline for Submissions: June 15, 2017