The New York Stem Cell Foundation is soliciting applications from early career investigators for awards in neuroscience. The main goal of this initiative is to foster truly innovative and excellent science with the probability for transforming the field of neuroscience research. Applicants are encouraged to submit proposals in the fundamental areas of developmental, cellular, cognitive and behavioral neuroscience, broadly interpreted. Proposals do not need to be related to stem cells.
The award provides $1.5M USD over 5 years and is open to researchers based at accredited academic institutions from throughout the world.
To be eligible, candidates must:
• Have completed one or more of the following degrees: MD, PhD, DPhil
• Be within 5 years of starting a faculty (professorship) or comparable position at the start of the award (January 1, 2014)
• Have demonstrated ability to independently supervise staff and research
• Have a publication record containing articles that are innovative and high impact