2018 Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

McGovern Institute at MIT
Cambridge, Massachusetts
October 11 2018
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Call for Nominations: Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience

The McGovern Institute for Brain Research is accepting nominations for the 16th annual Edward M. Scolnick Prize in Neuroscience. The Prize recognizes an outstanding discovery or significant advance in the field of neuroscience. The prize is $150,000. The recipient presents a public lecture at MIT, hosted by the McGovern Institute and followed by a dinner in Spring 2019.

Nomination Deadline: December 15, 2018

Nomination procedures: Candidates for the award must be nominated by individuals affiliated with universities, hospitals, medicals schools, or research institutes, with a background in neuroscience. Self-nomination is not permitted. Each nomination should include:

  • A biosketch or CV of the nominee;
  • A letter of nomination with a summary and analysis of the major contributions of the nominee to the field of neuroscience.
  • Up to two representative reprints will be accepted.

Selection Procedure:

  • Members of the selection committee and faculty affiliated with MIT are not eligible.
  • Announcement of the award recipient will be made in January 2018
  • Recipient must attend all events to be awarded the prize.

Past Scolnick Prize Recipients:

Dr. Masakazu Konishi, Dr. Judith L. Rapoport, Dr. Michael E. Greenberg, Dr. David Julius, Dr. Michael Davis, Dr. Jeremy Nathans, Drs. Lily and Yuh-Nung Jan, Dr. Bruce McEwen, Dr. Roger Nicoll, Dr. Thomas Jessell, Dr. Huda Zoghbi, Dr. Charles Gilbert, Dr. Cornelia Bargmann, Dr. Catherine Dulac, Dr. David J. Anderson

Send nomination packet to: gwolf@mit.edu  or Attn: Scolnick Prize Nomination, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 77 Massachusetts Avenue 46-3160, Cambridge, MA 02139

For more information: http://mcgovern.mit.edu

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