The CAN Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding research achievements by a young neuroscientist at the early stage of his or her career.
Candidates are proposed by neuroscientists who are members of the Canadian Association for Neuroscience, and the winner is chosen by the CAN Nominations Committee.
Read about our laureates:
- 2011 – Edward S. Ruthazer
- 2012 – Frédéric Charron
- 2013 – Shayna Rosenbaum
- 2014 – Brian Chen
- 2014 – Stephanie Borgland
- 2015 – Michael Gordon
- 2016 – Matthew Hill
- 2017 – Tuan Trang
- 2017 – Przemyslaw (Mike) Sapieha
- 2018 – Karun K Singh
- 2019 – Blake Richards
- 2020 – Mihaela Iordanova
Award: The awardee will have the opportunity to present at the CAN annual meeting. The award consists of economy class travel to the meeting, accommodation at the conference hotel for three nights, complimentary conference registration and a $1000 award presented at the CAN annual meeting.
Eligibility: Candidates must hold a PhD or MD degree (or equivalent), hold an academic or independent research appointment, be within 7 years of their first appointment in a Canadian university or affiliated research institution at the time of application.
To Apply: View the call for nominations.