The Society for Neuroscience is seeking nominations for the 2017 Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award.
The annual award recognizes an individual with outstanding career achievements in neuroscience who has also significantly promoted the professional advancement of women in the field. The recipient will receive a $5,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The prize will be presented by SfN's president during a lecture at the meeting, and the recipient will be honored later at the Celebration of Women in Neuroscience luncheon.
To be eligible, nominees must have exhibited dedication to facilitating the mentoring and entry of young women into neuroscience or the advancement of women in neuroscience; sustained exceptional achievements in neuroscience as evidenced by publications, inventions, and/or awards; and demonstrate service to the profession through SfN and/or related organizations. Nominees also must be recognized at the national or international level as a scientist, educator, businessperson, or administrator in neuroscience, and demonstrate a high degree of imagination, innovation, and initiative in the pursuit of neuroscience.
See the SfN website for complete program guidelines, information about previous honorees, an FAQ, and nomination instructions.