Bat man wins young
scientist prize in Stockholm.
Are you next?
The 2014 Science and SciLifeLab Prize is now open and we are looking for new bright ideas.
Are you like Daniel Streicker? Are you a recent PhD graduate eager to win a prize? Daniel is
a true “bat man” having spent many hours in dark caves studying bats, to better understand how
infectious diseases emerge and establish in new host species. It is for this work that Daniel was
published in the journal Science, December 6, 2013, as the Grand Prize winner of the 2013 Science &
SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists.
Te journal Science and SciLifeLab have come together to recognize and celebrate excellence in
PhD Research. Te Science & SciLifeLab Prize has been established to support young scientists at the
start of their career.
Te four categories for the 2014 prize are: Cell and Developmental Biology; Genomics and Proteomics;
Environment; and Translational Medicine. Te Grand Prize winner will receive 25,000USD and the
other three Category Prize winners will receive 3,000USD each. Te Grand Prize winning essay will be
published in Science and the Category Prize winners will be published in Science online.
Te deadline for submissions is August 1, 2014.
For further details and to enter, please visit: www.sciencemag.org/scilifelabprize
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Stockholm and Uppsala,
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