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Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology

The international Eppendorf & Science Prize is a $25,000 personal prize awarded annually to a young neurobiologist, not older than 35 years and having received an advanced degree in the field in the last 10 years, for outstanding neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology conducted or directed by him/her during the past three years.

As well as the US $25,000 prize, the winner’s essay is published in Science and Science Online. The essays of up to three finalists are also published online. The award is presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Eppendorf provides travel funds to enable the winner to attend the meeting.

Nomination Process

A nomination is not necessary; candidates may apply directly. 

A complete application consists of the following items:


The application deadline is June 15, 2017


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding this award and the application process