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A Robert Feulgen Prize of the Society for Histochemistry call for 2022 cancelled

We regret to announce that the Society for Histochemistry made a decision not to issue a call for The Robert Feulgen Prize in 2022. Thank you for your understanding.

The Robert Feulgen Prize will be awarded for an outstanding achievement in the field of histochemistry. The monetary prize to be awarded is 2,000 EUR + refunded expenses of registration fee and accommodation. The contributions may be either towards the development of new histochemical and cytochemical techniques or in the application of existing technology towards solving important problems in biology and/or medicine. Addressed are scientists working in microscopical sciences (in the widest sense) as well as in biochemistry, cell biology, endocrinology, in situ molecular techniques, and neurosciences. Scientists in their mid-career, typically up to 10 years after obtaining the PhD degree (assistant or associate professor, priv. doz.) are encouraged to apply. The prize is not intended for lifetime contributions.

The application should contain a short curriculum vitae, a 1,000 word summary of the contributions of the applicant and PDF reprints of the pertinent publications.

Standing Orders:

The paramount assessment criterion when evaluating applications for the Robert Feulgen Prize is the quality of the scientific achievement. Furthermore, the Robert Feulgen Prize is not intended for life time achievements but for scientist in the middle of their scientific career.

Therefore, the Adjudication Committee will evaluate according to the following rules:

  1. The applicant's scientific oeuvre has to meet with the research topics the Society of Histochemistry focusses on.
  2. The applicant's position is up to the middle of her/his scientific career.
  3. Assessment of significant achievements, recognized by the scientific community, typically by the number of citations of the corresponding published works.
  4. Assessment of overall publication activity, including especially of the number of publications in high quality journals.
  5. Assessment of overall scientific activity (CV: career, scientific activities other than publications)
  6. Significance of the applicant's oeuvre in the current scientific landscape

A detailed list of rules and guidelines for your application can be found here. Chairman of the evaluation board: Prof. Carlo Ettore Pellicciari, University of Pavia, Department of Biology and Biotechnology "Lazzaro Spallanzani", Italy, email: pelli@unipv.it


1971 1972 1973
O. von Deimling
Freiburg/Br., Germany
H. Madreiter
Freiburg/Br., Germany
J. Nolte
Freiburg/Br., Germany
D. Pette
Konstanz, Germany
G. Thiessen
Hannover, Germany
1974 1975 1976
J. Winckler
Frankfurt a. M., Germany
D. Grube
Heidelberg, Germany
W.D. Kuhlmann
Heidelberg, Germany
1977 1978 1979
P.T. Kjellstrand
Lund, Sweden
G. Moyne
Villejuif, France
H. Korr
Würzburg, Germany
1980 1981 1982
H.F. Teutsch
Freiburg/Br., Germany
A.C. Cuello
Oxford, UK
J. Roth
Genève, Switzerland
1983 1984 1985
J.G.J. Bauman
Leiden, The Netherlands
M. Bendayan
Montreal, Canada
P. Brandtzaeg
Oslo, Norway
1986 1987 1988
J. Gerdes
Berlin, Germany
J.E. Scott
Manchester, UK
C.F.J. Van Noorden
Amsterdam, The Netherlands R.G. Butcher
London, UK
S. Thanos
Tübingen, Germany
1989 1990 1991
R. Gebhardt
Tübingen, Germany
D.J. Taatjes
Burlington, VT, USA
W.J. Streit
Gainsville, FL, USA
M.P. Bachmann
Mainz, Germany
1992 1993 1994
C.R. Green
London, UK
N.J. Severs
London, UK
J.-L. Carpentier
Genève, Switzerland
J. Oberdick
Columbus, OH, USA
1995 1996 1997
M. Thiry
Liege, Belgium
R.W. Dirks
Leiden, The Netherlands
Eveline Baumgart
Heidelberg, Germany
1999 2000 2001
E.J. Speel
Zürich, Switzerland
K. König
Jena, Germany

Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz
Bethesda, MD, USA

2002 2003 2005
F.J. Iborra
Oxford, UK
J. Priller
Berlin, Germany
Th. Misgeld
Cambridge, USA
2006 2007 2008
P. J. Verschure
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
M. Nilsson
Uppsala, Sweden
Dr. Ana Pombo
London, United Kingdom
Dr. B.N.G. Giepmans
Groningen, The Netherlands
2009 2010 2011
P. F. Lenne
Marseille, France
Heidi de Wit
Amsterdam, Netherlands
no winners
2012 2013 2014
Andreas Römpp
Giessen, Germany
Yaron Shav-Tal
Ramat Gan, Israel
Tom Misteli
Bethesda, United States
2015  2016  2017
Hiroshi Kimura
Tokyo, Japan
no winners  no winners
2018 2019  
no winners
no winners  

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