Date:25/06/2011 URL: http://www.thehindu.com/thehindu/mp/2011/06/25/stories/2011062550120200.htm
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Calling youngsters

For thesis in molecular biology

GE and Science Prize invites entries from young life scientists in India for Life Science's award. Established in 1995, the prize recognises outstanding young scientists from around the world who have completed their PhDs in molecular biology.

And, for this edition, it invites entries from those who completed the research in 2010.

How to apply

To be eligible for the prize, entrants must submit a 1,000-word essay that describes their doctoral thesis.

The grand prize winner will have his or her essay published in Science, and receive a prize of $ 25,000.

Prizes are also awarded each year to finalists in four geographic regions, with each winner receiving $ 5,000.

The winners will be invited to an award ceremony in December in Stockholm, Sweden, to receive the prize and to meet with the current Nobel laureates. The deadline is August 1. For more information about the award, visit www.gescienceprize.org.

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