DGZ Awards 2021

The German Society for Cell Biology awards prizes for outstanding achievements in the field of cell biology. Application deadline 30 July 2021.

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The Walther Flemming Award is awarded for outstanding scientific achievements in all fields of cell biology research to scientists up to 38 years of age and consists of a cash prize of EUR 2,000. The sponsor of the cash prize is the European Journal of Cell Biology. Both personal applications and nominations are accepted.

The Nikon Young Investigator Award has been sponsored by Nikon GmbH since 2013 and is awarded by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Zellbiologie e.V. (DGZ) to doctoral students and young postdocs. It is endowed with EUR 1,500. Candidates can apply or be nominated for the award according to the call for applications. Membership of the DGZ is required.

The Binder Innovation Prize is donated by the company BINDER GmbH in Tuttlingen and awarded by the German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ). It is endowed with EUR 4,000 and was first offered in 1998. The prize is awarded for outstanding work in the field of cell biology that involves or uses cell cultures. Candidates can apply proactively for the prize. Membership of the DGZ is not required, but desirable.

The Werner-Risau-Prize was established to highlight outstanding achievements of young scientists to enhance and broaden our understanding of endothelial cell biology. It honors a candidate within the first five years after obtaining his PhD or MD (an extension of up to 2 years will be granted for periods of parental leave). The prize will be awarded for an article already published or in press. The awardee will receive a financial contribution of EUR 4,000.

Application deadline: 30 July 2021

More information can be found here.