Nominate a college for the Janssen Award by Feb. 28

By Courtney Chandler  | Jan. 19, 2017

Nominations are open for the 2017 Dr. Paul Janssen Award for Biomedical Research. This award celebrates scientists whose discoveries have made, or are likely to make, a measurable impact on human health. The winner(s) will receive a $200,000 cash prize in addition to the recognition associated with the award.

The award was established by Johnson & Johnson to honor Janssen, an innovative and productive pharmaceutical scientist, and aims to recognizes scientists across academia, industry and government who have made advancements in diverse fields.

Past winners have worked on topics including RNA interference, angiogenesis, and CRSPR-Cas9, with two winners later being honored as Nobel laureates for their work.

Nominations will be accepted until Feb. 28. Get more information about the award and learn how to apply.

Courtney Chandler is a biochemistry Ph.D. candidate at the University of Maryland, Baltimore.

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