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Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize

The Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize awarded by the Hertie Foundation and FENS recognises the work of outstanding young scientists in the field of neuroscience and helps advance their careers as researchers.

Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize

The Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize awarded by the Hertie Foundation and FENS recognises the work of outstanding young scientists in the field of neuroscience and helps advance their careers as researchers.

The prize is named after American Nobel Prize winner Prof. Eric Kandel, and is awarded every two years.

The Hertie Foundation (Germany), in cooperation with the Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS), is pleased to announce the opening of nominations for the Eric Kandel Young Neuroscientists Prize 2019.

The prize was established in 2009 and includes:

  • Prize money of € 50,000 for personal use,
  • A research budget of up to € 50,000 for a scientific cooperation (partnership or mentoring) that extends the laureate’s area of research, and
  • The Eric Kandel Prize Lecture at the FENS Forum 2020 in Glasgow, United Kingdom.

The nominations for 2019 are now closed.

An international jury of leading neuroscientists will select the candidate and the prize will be officially awarded by Prof. Kandel at 24 September 2019 in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.

For further information please visit: www.ghst.de/kandelprize/.

Misha B. Ahrens

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