In order to reward the work of its youngest members, the SEBBM annually announces the following research prizes:
Young Investigator Award (sponsored by IBUB)
The IBUB´s Young Investigator Award recognizes with € 2,500 the scientific work carried out in Spain by a SEBBM member under the age of 40. The winning candidate will deliver a lecture during the SEBBMCongress in Madrid 2019. This Prize is funded by the Instituto de Biomedicina de la Universidad de Barcelona (IBUB).
Ana B. Sanz. IIS-Fundación Jimenez Diaz, Madrid, ES
“New molecular mechanisms of kidney disease: implications for therapy”
Young SEBBM Member´s Best Article Award (sponsored by UCM)
The SEBBM offers a first prize of € 1,000 and a second prize of € 500 to the best scientific article published in 2018 by a young member of the SEBBM working in Spain. Candidates must be the first author of the article and under the age of 32. The winning candidate will deliver a lecture during the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019.
First prize: Alberto Parras. Centro de Biología Molecular Severo Ochoa (CSIC-UAM) & Centro de Investigación Biomédica en Red sobre Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas, Institulo de Salud Carlos III, Madrid, ES
“Role of CPEB4 in autism gene expression”
Second prize: Neibla Priego. Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Oncológicas (CNIO), Madrid, ES
“STAT3 labels a subpopulation of reactive astrocytes required for brain metastasis”
José Tormo Award
Bruker Española offers a prize of € 1,000 to a young SEBBM member, under the age of 33, first author of a paper published during the biennium 2018-2019 in any of the disciplines included in structural biology. The candidate laboratory must be located in Spain or Portugal. The winning candidate will deliver a 15 minute lecture during the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019.
Matilde de las Rivas. Instituto de Biocomputación y Física de Sistemas Complejos (BIFI), Universidad de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, ES
“Deciphering the Long- and Short- Range Glycosylation Preferences of GalNAc-Ts enzymes”
Eppendorf Award to the “Best Scientific Image of the Year”
The «Best Scientific Image of the Year» will be chosen from the images published every month in the “Science Art Gallery” section of the SEBBM´s website. The winner must be a SEBBM member and be registered in the Madrid 2019 Congress. The award consists of a € 600 grant to subsidize the winner’s registration to the Congress, as well as his/her travel and accommodation expenses. The Eppendorf Prize with be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019. The twelve photos participating in the contest will be exhibited during the Congress.
Margarita Lorenzo Award (sponsored by Lilly Foundation)
The SEBBM and the Lilly Foundation offer the Margarita Lorenzo Scientific Prize of € 2,000, in memory of Dr. Margarita Lorenzo, whose work of international prestige in the field of metabolism and insulin signaling is considered an example to be followed by the new generations of Spanish biochemists and molecular biologists. The award will recognize the best work presented at the SEBBM Congress by young members under the age of 35 in the thematic field of «Diabetes, obesity and metabolic regulation». The prize will be awarded by the president of the SEBBM and a representative of the Lilly Foundation in a plenary session of the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019, where the winner will deliver a 25-minute lecture.
Beatriz Gómez Santos, University of the Basque Country (UPV/EHAU), Leioa, Bilbao, ES
“Osteopontin is required to avoid the aging-related non-alcoholic fatty liver disease progression”
Social Network Award
The SEBBM offers a prize of € 200 to the author of the poster that achieves the highest impact in social networks during the celebration of the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019. It will be an essential requirement to use the Congress hashtag (#SEBBM19) to quantify this impact. The Social Network Prize will be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress in Madrid 2019.
FEBS Letters Poster Prize
Four Poster Prizes of 200€, one of them kindly supported by FEBS Letters, will be awarded to PhD students or early-stage post-docs presenting unpublished work that fits within the scope of FEBS Letters – basic research studies that are novel, advance knowledge, and provide mechanistic insights.
For further information, please consult the terms and conditions of each prize by clicking here: