The German Society for Immunology e.V. (DGfI) annually awards the Georges-Köhler Prize to one of its members.
The prize is awarded to scientists whose research has made a significant contribution to the understanding of the immune system or who have created applications resulting from their outstanding research. Applicants should have established themselves as group leaders (with at least one last author publication) and received third-party funds. Generally, applicants should have obtained their degree not more than 10 years prior to application. Self-nomination and nomination by others is possible. The prize carries a prize money of 3,000 Euro.
The prize is named after Prof. Dr. Georges Jean Franz Köhler (1946-1995), Nobel Prize winner for physiology or medicine 1984 (with César Milstein und Niels K. Jerne for the discovery of the principal for the generation of monoclonal antibodies) and former director of the Max-Planck Institute of Immunobiology, Freiburg.
Kindly supported by Dr.-Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart-Zuffenhausen(www.porsche.com).
The application deadline is January 31, 2020.
Please apply with the following documents:
1. Cover letter incl. CV
2. Publication list
3. Summary of the most important findings
4. Letter of support by an internationally known immunologist
5. All documents must be submitted in English.
6. The applicant must be member of the DGfI at the time of application.
Please send all documents combined into one single PDF (max. 10MB) too:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Immunologie e.V.
10117 Berlin, Germany
Prof. Dr. Yvonne Samstag, Heidelberg
Previous prize winners:
Ralf Küppers, Köln
Christian Bogdan, Erlangen
Hans-Jörg Schild, Tübingen
Matthias von Herrath, La Jolla (USA)
Anne B. Vogt und Harald Kropshofer, Basel (Schweiz)
Michael P. Schön, Magdeburg
Hassan Jumaa, Freiburg
Özlem Türeci und Ugur Sahin, Mainz
Ruth Ganss, Perth (Australien) und Bodo Grimbacher, Freiburg
Stefan Feske, Boston (USA)
Sven Burgdorf, Bonn und Diana Dudziak, Erlangen
Adelheid Cerwenka, Heidelberg
Max Löhning, Berlin
Marcel F. Nold, Melbourne (Australien)
Daniel Pinschewer, Genf (Schweiz)
Gerhard Krönke, Erlangen
Markus Feuerer, Heidelberg
Dietmar Zehn, Lausanne (Schweiz)
Andreas Bergthaler, Wien (Österreich)
Florian Klein, Köln
Carolin Daniel, München
Christoph Scheiermann, München