Scientific Award AstraZeneca Foundation – Understanding the heterogeneity of human immune response to infectious agents 2021

Objective?

The AstraZeneca Foundation attaches great importance to promoting scientific research. On the initiative of the AstraZeneca Foundation, the FWO and F.R.S.-FNRS will give in 2021 a scientific award in recognition of innovative scientific research leading to novel insights on understanding the heterogeneity of human immune response to infectious agents.

Features?

  • Prize amounting to 25,000 EURO.
  • Rewards innovative scientific research leading to novel insights on understanding the heterogeneity of human immune response to infectious agents.
  • The prize is intended to reward an established investigator on the basis of his/her previous work, with a perspective of future development in the same field.

Profile and conditions?

  • You have a PhD.
  • The applicant cannot have reached the age of 45 on the date of submission deadline.
  • The prize can only be given to an individual scientist from postdoctoral level onwards who is affiliated to a Belgian university or university hospital. The applicant can have the Belgian or foreign nationality on the condition that he/she has been doing research activities in Belgium in a biomedical context during at least five years prior to the submission deadline. The applicant cannot have reached the age of 45 on the date of submission deadline.

Procedure?

  • Submit your candidacy using the appropriate form, filled in correctly and completely (in English), on 12 July 2021 at the latest.
  • Your candidacy is submitted to a jury.
  • The jury selects the laureate for the prize.

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Contact

For more information, contact FWO at prijzen@fwo.be.