Phospholipid Research Center | Thudichum Award
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The Thudichum Award for the Most Outstanding Publications of Talented Scientists on Phospholipids

The Phospholipid Research Center presents the Thudichum Award to award talented scientists for their outstanding publications, with an emphasis on recent, significant contributions to the research of phospholipids. This award is comprised of a 5,000 euro cash prize, which will be presented at the 6th International Symposium on Phospholipids in Research, taking place in Heidelberg, Germany on September 9 –10, 2019.

Ludwig Thudichum

Pioneer of brain research
He was one of the first who characterized brain lipids such as lecithins and cephalins.

Apply now!

Every graduate or post-doc, in possession of a PhD degree, from all over the world, not older than 35 years, who has obtained a PhD degree in 2017–2019 can apply for this award. The applications are reviewed by an international committee of reputed scientists in this field.

Registration deadline July 15, 2019

Written applications consisting of

  • Curriculum vitae
  • List of publications
  • List of poster presentations
  • Lectures
  • up to three peer reviewed publications and/or PhD Thesis.


All documents should be submitted by July 15, 2019 at the latest as PDF-file or ZIP-file (max. 7 MB, respectively) by email to PD Dr. Peter van Hoogevest