New Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize to be alternatively presented between the SfN annual meeting and the FENS Forum

01 July 2021

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The new prize in integrative neuroscience Peter Seeburg Integrative Neuroscience Prize, established by the Society for Neuroscience and funded by the Schaller-Nikolich Foundation, honours the German neuroscientist Peter H. Seeburg, a pioneer in molecular neurobiology. This annual award with a $100,000 cash prize will recognise outstanding advances in the understanding of executive brain functions and cognitive processes.

Reflecting the international nature of Peter Seeburg’s scientific achievements, the award presentation will alternate between the SfN annual meeting and the FENS Forum, starting at the 2021 SfN annual meeting in Chicago. Recipients will receive a $100,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation, and hotel accommodation at the respective meeting.

SfN will manage the nomination and selection process under its existing structure for named awards and prizes, collaborating with FENS on award promotion, selection committee, and presentation of the award. SfN and FENS will each nominate members of the selection committee.

Nominations are open until 6 August 2021 – find out more