List of Distinguished Awards and Prizes

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Title: Indiana University SOM Steven C Beering Award

The Indiana University School of Medicine Steven C. Beering Award honors an internationally recognized individual for outstanding research contributions to the  advancement of biomedical or clinical science.  The award, a tribute to a former dean, is presented annually and consists of a prize of $25,000.  The recipient is  asked to present one major lecture to the medical community at the time the award is bestowed and to spend about three days with us, including delivering one or  two additional lectures to smaller groups.  

Nomination Deadline: 10/26/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $25,000

Title: March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology

Each year, outstanding scientists are awarded the coveted March of Dimes Prize in Developmental Biology for research that has profoundly advanced the science that underlies our understanding of birth defects.

Nomination Deadline: 10/31/2018
Past Due Date: 10/31/2017
Prize Amount: $250,000

Title: Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

The Warren Alpert Foundation Prize recognizes one or more scientists whose scientific achievements have led to the prevention, cure or treatment of human diseases or disorders, and/or whose research constitutes a seminal scientific finding that holds great promise of ultimately changing our understanding of and/or ability to treat disease. The Prize is open to Scientists from any country.

Nomination Deadline: 10/31/2018
Past Due Date: 10/31/2017
Prize Amount: $500,000

Title: John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award

The John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award, established in 1993, is presented annually by the Houston Academy of Medicine in collaboration with the Harris County Medical Scoiety, to recognize a physician whose career has been founded on the Oslerian ideals of medical excellence, humane and ethical care, commitment to medical humanities and writing, research, and harmony between the academician and medical practitioner. These characteristics were exemplified by the life of Sir William Osler, who is revered world-wide as the "Father of Modern American Medicine." The Award seeks to identify and recognize multi-accomplished physicians who have enriched the field of medicine with excellence and humaneness. In particular, individuals are sought who are compassionate clinicians and devoted teachers. They also should have a strong familiarity with research but must have demonstrated a commitment to, and love of, the profession of medicine. By acknowledging such individuals, it is hoped others, especially early in their medical careers, will be inspired and encouraged to emulate the qualities being honored. Each year's honoree will receive a $5000 honorarium; a beautiful plaque featuring a specially cast medallion; and a trip to Houston to receive the award at our annual Installation of Officers Banquet, customarily held in late January.  

Nomination Deadline: 11/01/2018
Past Due Date: 11/02/2015
Prize Amount: $5000

Title: Dan David Prize

The Dan David Prize has a changing theme each year.  

Nomination Deadline: 11/30/2018
Past Due Date: 11/30/2017
Prize Amount: $1,000,000

Title: Raymond & Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences: Chemistry

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, awarded at Tel Aviv University (TAU), has been established is awarded alternatively in the fields of Physics and Chemistry. The prize is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists.The Chemistry field for the Year 2017 is entitled: Magnetic Resonance

Nomination Deadline: 12/01/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $100,000

Title: Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology

The Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology is awarded yearly by the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) to recognize a developmental biologist who has made and is continuing to make extraordinary research contributions to the field, and who is also an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists.

Nomination Deadline: 12/01/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Society of Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded yearly by the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) to a developmental biologist who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of developmental biology, and has been an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists. Typically, the award is given during the third trimester of the recipient’s career, to allow sufficient time to assess the impact of his/her contributions.

Nomination Deadline: 12/01/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize

This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to developmental biology education.Eligibility: A nominee must have made outstanding contributions to education in developmental biology or related disciplines. Contributions will be construed in the broadest context and may include teaching at any level; training professionals; organizing and administrating programs; integrating developmental biology into our educational system; or disseminating reliable information to professional members, to prospective developmental biologists, to students in other fields, or to the general public. The prize winner must be able to deliver the award lecture at the SDB Annual Meeting.

Nomination Deadline: 12/01/2018
Past Due Date:
Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Peter Gruber Foundation Neuroscience Prize

The Neurobiology Prize honors scientists for major discoveries that have advanced the understanding of the nervous system.The Prize, established in 2004, is an unrestricted cash award of $500,000, a gold medal inscribed with the recipient's name, and a citation describing the achievement for which the recipient is being honored. It is awarded each year to a person or persons chosen by a distinguished advisory board of neuroscience experts from nominations that are received from around the world

Nomination Deadline: 12/14/2018
Past Due Date: 12/15/2017
Prize Amount: $500,000