25 August 2016 - PRESS RELEASE

DZIF Prize for Translational Infection Research

The DZIF Academy is pleased to open the call for application for the third DZIF Prize for Translational Infection Research. The German Center for Infection Research (DZIF) will award a prize of 5.000 Euro for exceptional translational infection research. Application Deadline: September 25, 2016.

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The call for application is open to all infection researchers in Germany and is not restricted to applicants from DZIF partner sites.  Candidates who significantly contributed to infection research in Germany can either be nominated by their mentors or apply directly to the DZIF Academy. The prize willbe awarded during the DZIF Annual Meeting in Cologne, November 24-26, 2016, where the recipients will have a chance to present his or her research. 

The following materials are required for application:

  • One-page description of candidate´s research focus and key achievements in translational infection research
  • Candidates´s CV including prizes and honors
  • Five key publications
  • Complete list of publications
  • Two letters of recommendation


Please submit your electronic application as a single PDF to academy@dzif.de.

For additional information, please contact Cauleen Noel at the email address
E-Mail or by calling

T +49 89 4140-6820 

Learn more about the prize winners in 2014 and 2015, Prof Stephan Urban und Prof Markus Gerhard, on our website.



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