The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) is seeking nominations for the UNESCO-Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology.
Funded by the Government of Cuba, the UNESCO-Carlos J. Finlay Prize for Microbiology aims to reward the efforts of an individual, or of an institution, non-governmental organization or other entity which, through research and development, has made an outstanding contribution to the field of microbiology (including immunology, molecular biology, genetics, etc.) and its applications.
If the work being rewarded has been produced by two or three persons, the Prize shall be awarded to them jointly. The Prize may not be shared by more than three persons.
- The candidates shall be nominated by the governments of Member States, in consultation with their National Commissions for UNESCO, science institutions and associations, and by non-governmental organizations in official partnerships with UNESCO and active in relevant fields covered by the Prize. Nominations from individuals will not be accepted.
- Self-nominations will not be considered.
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