Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

FINDING YOUR WAY IN SCIENCE

 Featuring Nobel Prize Laureate Edvard Moser December 11, 2017 - Aula Medica, Karolinska Institutet

Presenting the four winners of the Young Scientists Prize

Edvard Moser

PLUS KEYNOTE SPEAKER Edvard Moser, 2014 Nobel Prize Laureate

Come hear Nobel Laureate in Physiology/Medicine Edvard Moser discuss his groundbreaking discoveries about the human "GPS" system – "The brain’s positioning system: How do we know where we are?" – followed by presentations from this year's winners of the Science & SciLifePab Prize for Young Scientists.

REGISTER FREE - LUNCH INCLUDED

Don’t miss the opportunity to network while learning about exciting new scientific research. Plus, you could win a special prize. Registration is required.

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When: 9:00-13:00, Monday December 11, 2017

Where: Aula Medica Karolinska Institutet, Solnavägen 7, 171 65 Solna, Sweden

With the kind support of the Knut & Alice Wallenberg Foundation

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Symposium Register Contest

PhD Students! Register for a chance to win

When you register for the symposium, you may enter to win one of the following prizes:  

  • One year of Science magazine  
  • Attendence at the prize award banquet at the Grand Hotel on 11 December for you and a guest
  • SciLifeLab goodie bag  

All you need to do is answer a question.

The winners of the Science & SciLifeLab Prize for Young Scientists are selected by a jury after submitting an essay describing their doctoral thesis work and its implications for research. If you were to enter this competition, what would the title of your essay be? 

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Trophy - Science & SciLifeLab Prize

About the Keynote Speaker

Edvard Moser and May-Britt Moser ( 2014 Nobel Prize Laureates) were awarded the Koerber European Science Prize in 2014 for their pioneering work in brain research. Watch the film below.

Koerber European Science Prizewinners 2014, Film by WAGNERVISION.

THE SCIENCE AND SCILIFELAB PRIZE FOR YOUNG SCIENTISTS

The four winners will present their award-winning essays at the symposium in the following categories:  

  • Cell and Molecular Biology: Includes cellular and molecular processes at levels ranging from single molecule to single cell to tissue and organ systems.  
  • Genomics and Proteomics: 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.
  • Ecology and Environment: Encompasses interactions between organisms and their environment, and how these processes are influenced by human activity.
  • Translational Medicine: Builds on in vitro or animal model studies of biological processes to develop potential therapies or medical procedures.


Attend the Scientific Symposium

at Aula Medica on December 11, 2017

CONTEST RULES: The contest is only open to current PhD students. To be eligible, you must submit your registration no later than December 1, 2017. The winners will be selected by the SciLifeLab Director and notified via e-mail. Only one entry per person is valid. To attend the prize banquet, please note that the dress code is dark suit and tie for gentlemen, and cocktail dress or gown for ladies. Winners of the contest are allowed to bring one guest. The prizes are not transferrable. Please direct any questions to: david.gotthold@scilifelab.se.

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