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Curt Brunnée Award

International Mass Spectrometry Society

Curt Brunnée Award
sponsored by Thermo Electron to be awarded
at the 17th International Mass Spectrometry Conference
Prague, August 25 – September 1, 2006

For outstanding contributions to the development of instrumentation for mass spectrometry by a person under the age of 45 at the time of the award

The International Mass Spectrometry Society and the National Organising Committee of the 16th International Mass Spectrometry Society invite nominations for the year 2006 Curt Brunée Prize to be made on the occasion of the 17th IMSC in Prague August 27 – September 1, 2006.

The prize, in the amount of $ 5,000 (US) is generously sponsored by Thermo Electron and will be made to an individual for "outstanding contributions to the development of instrumentation for mass spectrometry by a person under the age of 45 at the time of the award".

Nominations are invited for the 2006 Brunée Prize. Nominations may be made by individual scientists or by national mass spectrometry societies, but self-nominations are not acceptable.

Nominations should consist of a statement of the candidate's achievements, one letter of evaluation, and supporting material. The total documentation provided is not to exceed 10 pages.

The deadline for receipt of nominations expired on December 31, 2005.

The committee chair for the year 2006 award is Prof. Dr. Jürgen Grotemeyer.

A decision will be reached by April 30, 2006 to allow the successful candidate to attend the conference, but no financial aid will be offered for this purpose.

Previous winners of the award are:

  • Dr. Gareth Brenton, Swansea, 1994
  • Prof. Michael Guilhaus, University of New South Wales, 1997
  • Prof. Scott McLuckey, Purdue University, 2000
  • Dr. Michisato Toyoda, Osaka University, 2003