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IUPAP Young Scientist Prize in Biological Physics (C6) 2017

The IUPAP C6 Young Scientist Prize recognizes exceptional achievements of scientists in the field of Biological Physics at a relatively junior stage of their career. The recipient must be no more than eight years post PhD (excluding career interruptions) by the deadline of the competition, is expected to have demonstrated significant scientific achievements and displays exceptional promise for future achievements in Biological Physics. Three winners would be considered for the prize of 2017 (one prize per year 2015–2017) which will be collectively presented at the three annual international conference in Rio de Janeiro.

The Prize: The individual prize will consist of 1,000 EUR award money, a medal, and a certificate. One prize cannot be shared between several candidates.

Prize Selection: The prize selection committee will consist of all C6 commission members.

IUPAP C6 Website: http://iupap.org/commissions/c6-biological-physics/

Prize Presentation: The IUPAP C6 Young Scientist Prize will be awarded at the 9th IUPAP International Conference of Biological Physics ICBP2017, June 5–9, 2017 in Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil. The winners will have the opportunity to give an invited oral presentation at the conference sponsored by the commission.

Conference Website: http://www.if.ufrgs.br/icbp2017/index.html

 Nomination Documents:
A brief statement on the achievement for which the nominee is to be recognized,
Curriculum vitae including all publications. Self-nominations are not permitted, but a candidate could ask a mentor or colleague to provide a nomination.

The entire package should be bundled into a single pdf file called Surname_ysm.pdf, where Surname is the candidate’s name. The file must not exceed 2MB in size. Nominations should be send to the chair of the award committee, Helmut Grubmüller, Vice-Chair of C6, by e-mail together with cc’s to Aihua Xie, Chair of C6, and Rita Maria Cunha de Almeida, Secretary of C6.

Deadline for nomination submission: March 8, 2017.

IUPAP welcomes applications from outstanding women and other underrepresented groups. IUPAP Website: http://iupap.org/young-scientist-prize/