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Call for Entries for the 2021 Eppendorf & Science Prize for Neurobiology
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.
Find out more about the prize and watch the film interview with Christopher Zimmerman.
Eppendorf is a leading life science company that develops and sells instruments, consumables, and services for liquid handling, sample handling, and cell handling in laboratories worldwide. Its product range includes pipettes and automated pipetting systems, dispensers, centrifuges, mixers, spectrometers, and DNA amplification equipment as well as ultra-low temperature freezers, fermentors, bioreactors, CO2 incubators, shakers, and cell manipulation systems. Consumables such as pipette tips, test tubes, microplates, and single-use bioreactor vessels complement the range of highest-quality premium products.
Eppendorf products are most broadly used in academic and commercial research laboratories, e.g., in companies from the pharmaceutical and biotechnological as well as the chemical and food industries. They are also aimed at clinical and environmental analysis laboratories, forensics, and at industrial laboratories performing process analysis, production, and quality assurance.
Eppendorf was founded in Hamburg, Germany in 1945 and has about 4.500 employees worldwide. The company has subsidiaries in 26 countries and is represented in all other markets by distributors.