The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants are annual awards of $150,000, which support young investigators who are working to significantly advance human immunology and vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global diseases. The Prizes are funded by the Michelson Medical Research Foundation and overseen by the Human Vaccines Project — applications are being accepted from 14 April – 26 June, 2022. Additional info can be found at www.humanvaccinesproject.org/michelsonprizes.
• About the Prizes: The Awards committee will be looking for research aimed at tackling the current roadblocks that exist in human vaccine development and expanding our limited understanding of key immune processes that are fundamental to successful vaccine and immunotherapy development.
• Eligibility: Researchers / scientists who are 35 and under.
• Disciplines: Applicants from the full spectrum of immunology-related disciplines, including clinical research, biochemistry, molecular biology, protein engineering, computer science, artificial intelligence/machine learning, biophysics, environmental health, nanotechnology, etc., are encouraged to apply.
• Deadline: 26 June, 2022