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Michelson Philanthropies and Science Prize for Immunology (deadline: Oct 1, 2021)

Michelson Philanthropies and Science/AAAS are launching a bold new prize to recognize transformative research in human immunology, with trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapeutic discovery.

The Michelson Philanthropies & Science Prize for Immunology invites applications from young investigators around the world drawn from diverse fields such as computer science, artificial intelligence/machine learning, protein engineering, nanotechnology, genomics, parasitology and tropical medicine, neurodegenerative diseases, and gene editing, who apply their expertise to perform research on vaccine and immunotherapy.

  • Applicants will submit a 1,000 word essay that describes their work in the field of human immunology with trans-disease applications to accelerate vaccine and immunotherapy discovery
  • The Grand Prize winner will be published in Science, as well as be awarded $30,000 (US) in prize money
  • Up to two Runners Up will have their essays published in Science online
  • Researchers 35 and under are eligible to apply.AAAS

For further information see the Science website.