• sense clinically
  • think mechanistically
  • act interdisciplinarily
  • treat innovatively

Call for nominees: BSIO Mini-Lab Award

The BSIO Mini-Lab Award aims to support young scientists working in the field of cancer research. Eligible nominees are Berlin-based senior PhD students or postdocs who demonstrate high productivity and independence with an ambitious academic prospect. The awardee will receive a grant of 12,000 EUR to be used in acquiring laboratory equipment.

Appication Deadline: 30.04.2021.

Please apply to bsio@charite.de with the following documents:

  • CV, a list of publications, and two reference letters.
  • Describe your career goals and scientific vision on becoming anindependent researcher. Please include a brief description of the ongoing and planned research project(s). Please make a statement on how the new equipment might advance your research.
  • Please provide evidence of the independence you have achieved so far, e.g., co-supervision of a student, allocated lab space, own third-party funding.

Please note the following:

  • Only self-nominations are possible.
  • A nominee does not have to be affiliated with BSIO.
  • The grant has to be used by the end of 2021.
  • Senior PhD students have completed at least three years of their PhD program; no limitation on post-PhD experience.


The awardee will be announced and invited to give a seminar around midsummer.