• Highliting cell biology research and its actors is among the missions of the SBCF.
  • Each year, the SBCF awards a “Young Researcher Award”. The  amount is 5000 euros.
  • The awardee is selected by a jury composed of members of the SBCF council.
  • The SBCF Young Researcher Award acknowledges the excellence of the work of a researcher in cell biology with at least one publication after her/his PhD.
The award ceremony will take place on May 28 in the afternoon, during the 2020 SBCF Young Researcher Day.

Selection procedure: The jury comprises all the members of the SBCF council, except in the event of a conflict of interest with one of the candidates. For the 1rst round, each application is examined by at least 5 reviewers to establish a short list. For the second round, the best application are examined by the entire jury to choose the awardee of the year.


  • Being under 35 years old on Feburary 11th, 2020 (+1 extra year per child for women or for parental break)
  • Being an SBCF member, in a team affilated to the SBCF
  • The research has led to major breakthrough in cell biology, with at least one post-doctoral publication
  • With or without a permanent position

List of documents to submit

  •  CV
  • List of publications
  • Research activity report (5 pages max)
Dead line : February 11th, 2020

*You may be asked to provide additional documents between Frebruary 28th and 28th.

NB: All documents should be sent as one file.