The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics
Call for Nominations for the Year 2016
The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics is a prize that has been established through the generosity of Dr. Raymond and Mrs. Beverly Sackler. This year an amount of $100,000 will be presented and no age limit is applied to the prize candidates. The prize conditions require that the recipients arrive to Tel Aviv University, where the prize will be awarded in person and the Laureates will deliver lectures and meet the university faculty.
The prize is intended to promote originality and excellence of research in the field of Biophysics.
The Sackler Prize is administered by Tel Aviv University through an advisory committee comprised of the President and Rector of TAU as ex-officio members and others who have been selected ad personam by the President and the Rector.
The field for the Prize of the Year 2016 is: Physical Principles of Biological Systems
The prize coordinators are Professors David Andelman, Michael Kozlov, and Michael Urbakh.
A selection panel composed of outstanding scientists in the field will be appointed, reflecting an international geographical diversity and including the Prize coordinators.
Nominations for the Sackler Prize can be made by individuals belonging to one or more of the following categories:
- Members of the TAU Senate and Members of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
- Presidents, Rectors, Vice-Presidents, Provosts, Deans in the Natural Sciences, Medicine & Engineering.
- Professors of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine and Engineering in recognized institutions of higher learning and research in Israel and abroad.
- Sackler Prize Laureates.
All nominations should be submitted by email (preferably) or airmail before June 15th, 2016 to the following address:
Ms. Nina Elazar-Wolff, The Sackler Prize administrator, Raymond and Beverly Sackler School of Physics and Astronomy, Tel Aviv University, Ramat Aviv 69978, Tel Aviv, Israel.
We suggest that the support of each nomination includes at least three letters of recommendation, the nominee's C.V., list of publications, a brief research summary, a link to the nominee's website.
Members of TAU faculty are not eligible to receive the prize. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.