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2017 SfN Julius Axelrod Prize

2017 SfN Julius Axelrod Prize

Prize Money
25000 USD
Granting Body
Society for Neuroscience, supported by Eli Lilly and Company Foundation

Award Information

Honors or benefits
The Julius Axelrod Prize, supported by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, honors a scientist with distinguished achievements in the broad field of neuropharmacology (or a related area) and exemplary efforts in mentoring young scientists. Recipients receive a $25,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting. Nominations of women scientists are encouraged.
Field of research
Neuropharmacology (or a related area) and mentoring of young scientists
• Demonstrated accomplishments in the field of neuropharmacology or a related area and have shown dedication to mentoring young scientists.
Age limit
No age
Nomination materials include the following: • One nomination letter and a maximum of two optional letters of recommendation (one letter must include a summary of past, present and future research - 2 pages); • Current CV; • A list of 12 of the most important publications authored or co-authored by the nominee; • Names and current job positions of up to five scientists trained by the nominee. Nomination Criteria: • Self-nomination is NOT permitted. • Nominees do NOT need to be SfN members. • Nominations must be made or endorsed by an SfN member. • NO person may nominate more than one candidate. • Current SfN officers and councilors are ineligible for nomination. • Due to potential conflicts of interest, members of the selection committee may not be the nominees, and they cannot serve as nominators nor write letters of recommendation for this prize.
Next application deadline

Contact Information

Society for Neuroscience
1121 14th St. NW Suite 1010 Washington DC, 20005 USA

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