The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS) Joseph Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

Award Type: Personal Award

Prize Money: 10,000 USD

Granting Body: The Japan Neuroscience Society (JNS)

Other Benefits or Honours: Research in developmental neuroscience at the tissue and cellular levels. The scope of the Award is not limited to phenomena during fetal or developmental stages; it also includes adult neurogenesis and its biological significance and its changes resulting from aging and diseases. (As a general rule, applied studies are not included within the scope of the Award.)

Research Field: Developmental neuroscience

Eligibility: As a general rule, researchers who have received their doctorate or comparable academic degree less than 20 years prior to the application submission deadline. (Not limited to members of the Japan Neuroscience Society.)

Requirements: Selection Criteria: Submit three articles One corresponding author article published within five years of the application deadline. Two first or corresponding author articles (no limitation of published year). Only original articles are evaluated, and review papers should not be included.

Application/Submission Deadline: 31 Jan 2022

Contact Details

Name: Hirokazu Hirai, MD, PhD Chair Executive Committee of the Altman Award in Developmental Neuroscience

Email: office@jnss.org

URL: https://www.jnss.org/en/joseph-altman-award