With start 2021, SWEDBO will annually award the best PhD thesis in Developmental Biology. The prize is a personal prize aimed to recognise the best thesis in Developmental biology, Stem Cell Biology, Cell/Tissue Regeneration or related areas. The awardee recieves:
Speaker invitation to the next upcoming Nordic Meeting on Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration (all expenses covered)
Honor and Glory!
The research needs to be conducted at a Swedish University. The call for 2022 is currently open. See below for the specific content of this years award as well as instructions on how to apply.
The SWEDBO PhD Thesis Prize 2022 call is open
The prize acknowledges the best PhD Thesis in Developmental Biology, Stem Cell Biology or Cell/Tissue Regeneration or related areas. The research needs to be conducted at a Swedish University and the thesis has to have been defended in 2022.
The 2022 award includes:
Prize Money 5000SEK
Speaker invitation to the 4th Nordic Meeting on Development, Stem Cells and Regeneration (all expenses covered) taking place in Bergen, Norway, May 2024.
As always: Honor and Glory!
Application should include:
- Copy of your thesis
- Motivation letter (500 words)
The motivation letter should include how your PhD work has advanced the field of developmental biology and why we should choose your thesis for this prize. Keep in mind that this is a narrative motivation letter not a pure summary of your work.
Send your application to SWEDBO email address: firstname.lastname@example.org with subject: thesis prize SWEDBO 2022
The winner will be announced on our website, the information will be distributed via email, twitter and the SWEDBO newsletter.
Deadline: 1st of April 2023
The SWEDBO 2021 best thesis award
Dr. Haohao Wu, Department of Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet, was awarded the prize for her outstanding research regarding the
“intricate identification of distinct sensory neuron classes”, that “significantly improved our understanding of the role of developmental versus activity dependent cell identity determination for the acquisition of appropriate proprioception”. She was also awarded for her ability to successfully “convey the importance of her research findings and her courage to challenge long-standing dogmas”.
The 2021 year’s prize include:
- 5000 SEK
- An invited speaker slot at the 3rd Nordic Meeting on Developmental Biology, Stem Cells and Regeneration, Panum Institute, University of Copenhagen. October 6th-7th, 2022.
- Free registration, travel and accommodation to attend the 3rd Nordic Meeting on Developmental Biology, Stem Cells and Regeneration.