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Individual Prizes and Fellowships

Julius Axelrod Prize

Axelrod Prize recipient honored at Neuroscience 2013.

2013 Julius Axelrod Prize awardee Joseph T.Coyle, MD with SfN Past President Larry W. Swanson, PhD.

The Julius Axelrod Prize, supported by the Eli Lilly and Company Foundation, honors a scientist with distinguished achievements in the broad field of neuropharmacology (or a related area) and exemplary efforts in mentoring young scientists.

Recipients receive a $25,000 prize and complimentary registration, transportation (economy air or ground), and two nights hotel accommodations for the SfN annual meeting. The SfN president presents the prize at a lecture at the meeting.

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Julius Axelrod Prize Selection Committee

ChairpersonTerm Ends
Guoping Feng, PhD
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
12/31/2016
Members 
David Bredt, MD, PhD
Janssen PRD
12/31/2016
Jeffrey Conn, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
12/31/2016
Michela Gallagher, PhD
Johns Hopkins Univ
12/31/2014
Sten Grillner, MD
Karolinska Inst
12/31/2014
Julie A Kauer, PhD, BA
Brown University
11/15/2017
John E Lisman, PhD
Brandeis Univ
12/31/2014
Erin M Schuman, PhD
Max Planck Institute For Brain Research
12/31/2016

Upcoming Deadlines

May 7, 2014

Award for Education in Neuroscience nominations due

May 7, 2014

Donald B. Lindsley Prize in Behavioral Neuroscience nominations due

May 7, 2014

Janett Rosenberg Trubatch Career Development Award nominations due

May 7, 2014

Nemko Prize in Cellular or Molecular Neuroscience nominations due