The 2006 Eppendorf and Science prize, the annual international research prize of US$25,000 has been awarded to Doris Tsao PhD, of the USA.

Doris Tsao is working at the University of Bremen, GermanyThe award was presented for her work ‘What’s in a face? Recognition at the cellular level’.
The Prize is sponsored by Eppendorf AG, which produces systems and research tools for the biotechnology industry, and the journal, Science.

The Prize is open to young scientists who have obtained their PhD or MD within the past 10 years, and who have made outstanding contributions to neurobiological research, using methods of molecular and cell biology. This year there were around 50 applicants, from which the winner was chosen by a committee of scientists chaired by Dr Donald Kennedy, Editor-in-Chief of Science magazine.

The deadline for applications for next year’s award is June 15, 2007. Details:


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