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The Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology acknowledges the increasingly active and important role of neurobiology in advancing our understanding of the functioning of the brain and the nervous system—a quest that seems destined for dramatic expansion in the coming decades.
The 2020 prize winner and finalists are a passionate and engaged group who are carrying out fascinating work at the forefront of their respective fields. Listen in as they are interviewed by Dr. Sean Sanders, Director and Senior Editor for Custom Publishing at Science. They talk about their research and how it intersects with their personal interests, as well as the impact that the coronavirus pandemic has had on their professional lives.
This international prize, established in 2002, encourages the work of promising young neurobiologists by providing support in the early stages of their careers. It is awarded annually for the most outstanding neurobiological research by a young scientist, as described in a 1,000-word essay based on research performed during the past three years.
The winner of the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology is awarded US$25,000 and publication of his or her essay in Science. The essay and those of up to three finalists are also published on Science Online. The award is announced and presented at a ceremony at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience. Eppendorf provides financial support to help enable the grand prize winner to attend the meeting.
For more information about the Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology, please go to:
www.eppendorf.com/prize or www.sciencemag.org/prizes/eppendorf-science-prize-neurobiology