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02 Feb 2016 The JSPS 2016 (32nd) International Prize for Biology 

The Call for Nominations of the JSPS 2016 (32nd) International Prize for Biology has opened.

The JSPS International Prize for Biology is a commemorative prize to celebrate the sixty-year reign of Emperor Showa and his lifetime devotion to biological research. It also pays tribute to the present Emperor, His Majesty, Emperor Akihito, who has striven for many years to advance the study of gobioid fish taxonomy while contributing continuously to the development of this Prize. Based on nominations gathered from around the world, the JSPS  International Prize for Biology is awarded annually to a researcher who has made an outstanding contribution to biological sciences.

Closing Date for Nominations: 22 April 2016

Nominations should be made to JSPS Tokyo.

For further details, please visit the following link on the JSPS Tokyo website: http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-biol