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New this year, The Eppendorf and Science Prize for Neurobiology will be awarded to the young scientist with the most remarkable essay describing his or her research in neuroscience. Scientists who have received an advanced professional degree of either a PhD. or MD within the past 10 years are welcomed to submit a 1,000-word essay. Entries should be received by June 15, 2002 and will be reviewed by a committee of scientists chaired by the Editor-in-Chief of Science Magazine. The prize winning essay will be published in Science Magazine. Science Online will also publish the winning entry along with three runner-up essays. Winners will be honored at the Society for Neuroscience Annual Meeting.
"For this prize, scientists are a crucial developmental stage in their careers," Bradford says. "We would like to help them through that period and to highlight and encourage really good work."
Amersham Biosciences is a leading healthcare company, and provider of integrated biotechnology systems to life science researchers. They supply scientists with products and services needed to “turn the promise of this molecular medicine into reality,” and are committed to assisting with scientific innovation. Since 1995 they have co-sponsored the Prize for Young Scientists in Molecular Biology with Science Magazine.
Eppendorf AG, a leading biotech company has continued to develop, manufacture and distribute systems and products to scientists worldwide. They continue their history of acknowledging an honoring outstanding research in neurobiology by joining Science Magazine in creating these years Science Prize for Neurobiology.
SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE
The Society for Neuroscience was founded in 1970, and has grown from its original 500 members to more than 29,000 to become the world's largest organization devoted to the study of the brain. The Society publishes the journal The Journal of Neuroscience.
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