Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators is moving
The Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators (established in 1995) acknowledges outstanding contributions to biomedical research in Europe based on methods of molecular biology, including novel analytical concepts. The Eppendorf Award is presented in partnership with Nature.
As of 2011 the Eppendorf Award prize ceremony will take place at the new EMBL Advanced Training Centre (ATC) in Heidelberg, Germany. Along with this relocation comes a new entry deadline. Until 15th January 2011, young researchers working in Europe who are not older than 35 years are invited to apply for the Eppendorf Award for Young European Investigators.
The winner of this highly prestigious prize is selected by an independent expert committee chaired by Kai Simons (Max Planck Institute for Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics, Dresden, Germany).
The Award winner 2011 will receive
- a prize money of 15,000 Euro
- an invitation to the prize ceremony at the EMBL Advanced Training Centre in Heidelberg on 25th May 2011
- an invitation to visit Eppendorf AG in Hamburg
- coverage of his/her work by Nature in print and in a podcast produced by Nature.
Full details on the Eppendorf Award, the selection criteria and past award winners can be found at www.eppendorf.com/award. Potential prize winners will find all relevant information for a successful application. Only online applications are accepted.
About the EMBL Advanced Training Centre
Integrated in the EMBL campus, the Advanced Training Centre (ATC) is a unique project promoting advanced scientific training and education in Europe. Shaped like a DNA double helix, the main building hosts state-of-the-art training facilities for practical courses and computer labs together with a spacious, 465 seat auditorium, setting the scene for a new era of scientific conferences. More information at www.embl.de/training/eicat