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 Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB) 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 SEBBM Congress in Barcelona 2021.
Young SEBBM Member´s Best Article Award (sponsored by UCM)
The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) offers a first prize of € 1,000 and a second prize of € 500 to the best scientific article published in 2019 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 Barcelona 2021.
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 2019-2020 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 Barcelona 2021.
“Best Scientific Image of the Year” Award
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 Barcelona 2021 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 prize will be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress in Barcelona 2021. 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 Barcelona 2021, where the winner will deliver a 25-minute lecture.
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 Barcelona 2021. It will be an essential requirement to use the Congress hashtag (#SEBBM20) to quantify this impact. The Social Network Prize will be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress in Barcelona 2021.
FEBS Letters Poster Prize
A Poster Prize of 200€, 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.
SEBBM Poster Prize
Three Poster Prizes of 200€, kindly supported by SEBBM and the 43rd Congress SEBBM, will be awarded to PhD students or early-stage post-docs presenting unpublished work regarding 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: