Gruber Prizes - 2018

The Gruber International Prize Program honours individuals in the fields of cosmology, genetics, and neuroscience whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Each prize carries a gold medal and unrestricted cash prize of $500,000. Awards are presented without respect to gender, nationality, race, ethnicity, or religious creed.

Nominations are invited annually from individuals, organizations, and institutions active in or having an appreciation for contemporary research and study in the applicable field.

The Prizes

Nominations for the Neuroscience Prize are invited for scientists who have conducted highly distinguished research in the fields of the brain, spinal cord, or the peripheral nervous system.

Nomination consists of:

  • A nomination form (including 250 words on the nominee’s scientific achievements and reason for nomination)
  • CV without a list of publications
  • A  list of 12 key journal references illustrating contributions to the field is requested on the nomination form


Final nomination packages are to be submitted via email.


The final submission deadline is December 15, 2017 


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding these awards and their nomination processes.

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