The James Heineman Research Award
The James Heineman Research Award for Biological and Biomedical research was instituted in 1996/97 in memory of James Heineman, the son of the Founder of the Heineman-Stiftung, Dannie Heineman. The James Heineman Research Award is bestowed annually and alternately to outstanding young scientists announced every two years and is conferred alternately to from Max Planck Institutes or and the Weizmann Institute of Science in Biology, Medicine and Biomedical Research.
The James Heineman Research Award is endowed with 60,000 EURO and is to recognize outstanding research achievements of exceptionally highly-qualified young (ideally not older than 40 years), non-tenured scientists. The prize is to encourage outstanding academic achievements in international collaboration. Furthermore, the Award should give an additional impulse to the field of research in question. The Award is for research purposes and can be used at the discretion of the recipient.
MINERVA Stiftung Gesellschaft für die Forschung mbH
Federal Republic of Germany
Contact: Michael Nagel (Nagel@gv.mpg.de; +49-(0)89-2108-1258)