About the Prize
The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology acknowledges the increasing importance of research in advancing our understanding of how the brain and nervous system function – a quest that seems destined for dramatic expansion in the coming decades.
Rules of eligibility
The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is an international research prize. Entrants must be a neurobiologist with an advanced degree received in the last 10 years and not older than 35 years of age. The entrant’s essay must describe contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology. The entrant must have performed or directed the work described in the essay. The research must have been performed during the previous three years.
The winner is awarded US$ 25,000. This is a personal gift. The grand prize winner‘s essay is published in Science and on Science Online. Furthermore, the winner receives a complimentary 10-year AAAS Membership, a 10-year digital subscription to Science as well as US$ 1,000 in complimentary Eppendorf products.