Research stipend opportunity on history of life sciences topics

by Noreen Balos, Funding Peer
Monday, November 28, 2016 2:23 PM

Cold Spring Laboratory The Genentech Center for the History of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library & Archives is pleased to offer the The Sydney Brenner Research Scholarship. It is awarded each year to a scholar, researcher, historian, or writer seeking to advance knowledge in the history of the Life Sciences. Topics may include but are not limited to: molecular biology, genetics, cancer research, neuroscience, plant genetics, and biotechnology. A stipend of up to $10,000 is provided to fund expenses associated with the research. The fund was established in 2006 by Dr. Philip Goelet, to pay tribute to his mentor, Nobel Laureate Sydney Brenner.

The CSHL Archives houses collections of unique original materials on some of the most important topics and figures in the life sciences, including James D. Watson, Sydney Brenner, Barbara McClintock, Alfred Hershey, and others. With the use of their collections, past recipients have produced biographies, books on the history of science, film documentaries, and a multimedia exhibition. Please see a full description of the archival collections:

Applications are being accepted through December 15, 2016. Please see the scholarship website for complete details and application instructions:

Mila Pollock, Executive Director
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Library & Archives