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Advance Human Immunology with the Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants

Posted by on Wednesday, April 24, 2024 in Announcements .

The Michelson Prizes: Next Generation Grants are annual awards of $150,000which support early-career investigators who are working to significantly advance human immunology and vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global diseases.  The Prizes are awarded by the Michelson Medical Research Foundation and the Human Immunome Project —  applications are being accepted from April 1 – June 9, 2024. Additional info can be found at Michelson Medical Research Foundation.

  • About the Prizes: We are 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. 
  • EligibilityEarly-career investigators, postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows (including residents and interns), doctoral students and other researchers currently in training positions (35 years and younger) are all eligible for the Michelson Prizes.
  • 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.,