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THE PEZCOLLER FOUNDATION – EACR RISING STAR AWARD

NEW AWARD established in 2020

 

ABOUT THE AWARD

The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award celebrates a young cancer researcher who has the potential to make significant contributions to future cancer research progress.

The winner gives the prestigious The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award Lecture at the annual EACR Congress.
As an invited speaker, the award winner will receive a free registration for the EACR Congress, plus accommodation and travel costs.
The award winner will also receive a €5,000 honorarium.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

We invite the nomination of cancer researchers who have demonstrated academic excellence and who show potential for exciting future achievements in the field of cancer research. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.

Nominees must meet the following criteria. The nominee should: 

  • Be within 1 to 4 years of having established their own laboratory in a European institution
  • Be named as the first and/or last author on at least one paper published in an international peer-reviewed cancer research journal, arising from work carried out in their laboratory

The first winner of the Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award has been announced on March 3, 2021: Dr. Sam Behjati, from the Wellcome Sanger Institute, UK.



DISCOVER SAM BEHJATI


Currently closed to nominations


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