Alumni RelationsJohn Kendrew Award
Application deadline for 2014: Monday 30 September 2013.
Nominations deadline for 2014: Saturday 31 August 2013.
Award Ceremony 2014: Saturday 19th July (EMBL 40th Anniversary Reunion), EMBL ATC Klaus Tschira Auditorium.
EMBL joint postdoc, Ellenberg and Mattaj Groups, Genome Biology and Directors' Research, 2002-2006.
2013: Assistant Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA.
"I am thrilled to receive this prestigious award! Thank you very much for the recognition. The tradition of this award is testament to the tight bond between EMBL and its worldwide alumni community. This award will give an understudied field of science a big boost as it continues to unfold."
About the Award
The John Kendrew Young Scientist Award (JKA) was launched in 2007 as an initiative from the EMBL Pensioner's Association to honour EMBL's first Director General, Sir John Kendrew (1975-1982), and to support scientists in the early stages of their career.
The Award recognises excellence in science and / or science communication 2-7 years AFTER leaving EMBL, and consists of a gold medal, a cash prize of €2,000 (this was increased from €1,000 to €2,000 in 2013), the logistical costs of bringing the winner to EMBL Heidelberg to present a talk at the Award Ceremony on EMBL Lab Day, and meetings with EMBL scientists of the winner's choice.
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