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Young Fluorescence Investigator Award

Young Fluorescence Investigator Award

The Young Fluorescence Investigator Award is given to an outstanding researcher at the beginning of his or her career for significant advancements and/or contributions in or using fluorescence methodologies. This award is sponsored by Horiba Jobin Yvon and consists of a $1,000 honorarium and an invitation to present a 20-minute research talk at the Subgroup Meeting during the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting.


  • All pre-tenured faculty or junior level investigators who have completed their PhD and are working in the field of fluorescence; self-nominations are not allowed.

Nomination packets must include the following:

  • Letter of Nomination that highlights how the candidate's work represents novel and exciting applications of fluorescence to biology and biophysics
  • Include the candidate's CV, a reprint which exemplifies the candidate’s contribution and three letters of support.

Nomination deadline: January 10, 2017

Send inquiries and nominations to Uli Nienhaus (uli@uiuc.edu).