Innovators in Science Award

April 7, 2017

The University has been invited to submit nominations for the inaugural year of the Innovators in Science Award sponsored by the Takada Pharmaceutical Company Limited and administered by the New York Academy of Sciences. We are permitted to nominate one promising Early-Career Scientist and one outstanding Senior Scientist in the field of Neuroscience. Two prizes of $200,000 will be awarded at a ceremony and symposium in New York City on November 28-29, 2017. For more details you can visit the website at

Please submit a rationale for nomination (200 words), research summary (1000 words), a curriculum vitae (4 pages), and future research plan (500 words; Early Career Scientist only). All materials must be sent by April 17, 2017, to Dr. Linda Schulze ( of my office who will be coordinating the process. The usual peer review process will be invoked if there is more than one nomination in each category.

Barbara A. Lee
Senior Vice President for Academic Affairs