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  • Entrants for the 2017 prize must have been awarded their Ph.D. between January 1 2015 and December 31 2016. 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 will include cellular and molecular processes at levels ranging from single molecule to single cell to tissue and organ systems,
    2. Genomics and Proteomics: research in this category focuses on analyses of gene- and protein-related events, at the scale of gene or protein networks to the complete set of genes or proteins in an organism,
    3. Ecology and Environment: research in this category encompasses interactions between organisms and their environment, and how these processes are influenced by human activity,
    4. Translational Medicine: research in this category builds on in vitro or animal model studies of biological processes to develop potential therapies or medical procedures.
  • 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 SciLifeLab, AAAS, and collaborators in the management or sponsorship of this Prize and their relatives are not eligible to compete for the prize.

          Deadline for Submissions: July 15, 2017

Click Here to Register and Submit an Entry for the 2017 Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists