The Michelson Prizes are scientific awards of $150,000 given annually to young investigators who are applying disruptive research concepts and inventive processes to advance vaccine and immunotherapy research for major global diseases.

The 2019 Michelson Prizes have been expanded to include three focus areas: Human Immunology, Computational Biology and Protein Engineering, and Neglected Parasitic Diseases. All focus areas are aimed at supporting research with the potential to transform vaccine and immunotherapy discovery.

The Human Vaccines Project has launched a call for applications for the 2019 Michelson Prizes. This year, the $150,000 Prizes have expanded to include 3 focus areas related to vaccine discovery: Human Immunology; Computational Biology and Protein Engineering; and Neglected Parasitic Diseases.

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