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  • Entrants for the 2023 prize must have been awarded their Ph.D. between January 1 2021 and December 31 2022. As a rule, we will only accept submissions once within this time period.
  • The research described in the entrant’s thesis must fall within one of the following categories (Subject Tracks):
    1. Cell and Molecular Biology: research in this category includes cellular and molecular processes at levels ranging from single molecule to single cell to tissue and organ systems,
    2. Genomics, Proteomics and Systems Biology approaches:research in this category focuses on genomics, proteomics, integrative omics and systems biology approaches, including computational, to facilitate comprehensive understanding of living cells, organisms and species.
    3. Ecology & Environment: research in this category encompasses interactions between organisms and their environment, and how these processes are influenced by human activity.
    4. Molecular Medicine: research in this category aims at building on the molecular understanding of disease in humans to develop preventive, diagnostic and therapeutic approaches, including individualized medicine.
  • While the research may be part of a larger team effort, for the purposes of this Prize, an eligble entrant must be a single individual and the essay must focus on their contribution.
  • The prize will only recognize work that was performed while the entrant was a graduate student.
  • The prize will be awarded without regard to sex, race, or nationality.
  • Employees of Science/AAAS, collaborators in the management or sponsorship of this Prize and their relatives, as well as the following are not eligible to enter:  

 Scientists who were PhD students in the groups of any past or present member of the SciLifeLab management group (SciLifeLab Director, Co-Director, Infrastructure Director and Scientific Directors), the Integration Directors, or any member of the SciLifeLab Board.                                                        

Deadline for submission is July 15, 2023.

Click Here to Register and Submit an Entry for the 2023 Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists