29.01.2021 | Press Release

Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology 2021: Call for Entries!

Hamburg, January 2021

Eppendorf and the journal Science are now accepting applications for the 2021 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology. This annual international research prize of US$25,000 is awarded to young scientists for their outstanding contributions to neurobiological research based on methods of molecular and cell biology.

Researchers who are not older than 35 years are invited to apply by June 15, 2021. The winner and finalists are selected by a committee of independent scientists, chaired by Science’s Senior Editor, Dr. Peter Stern.

The 2020 prize was won by the American scientist Christopher Zimmerman, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow at the Princeton Neuroscience Institute, New Jersey, USA for his research on the neural circuits that govern thirst and drinking behaviour.

For more about the prize and film interview with Christopher Zimmerman, go to www.eppendorf.com/prize.