02 February 2023 | Thursday | News
This annual international research prize of US$25,000 is awarded to young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. Researchers who are not older than 35 years are invited to apply by June 15, 2023. The winner and finalists are selected by a committee of independent scientists, chaired by Science’s Senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern.
The 2022 prize was won by the American scientist Ann Kennedy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, USA for her research on brain activity underlying aggression.
For more about the prize and film interview with Ann Kennedy, go to www.eppendorf.com/prize.
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