• Nominations for the Rainer Rudolph Prize 2020: Dr. Christoph Mårtensson, Dr. Lukas Reisky and ­Luca Schulz. Due to the Corona pandemic, the prizes will be awarded in 2021. 
  • Awardees of the Rainer Rudolph Prizes 2019 were the junior scientists Sabine Studer and Markus Schmid who achieved excellent results during their PhD work. In 2019, the prizes were awarded on August 20th, in Zürich during the conference "Trends in Structural Biology".

  • The Rainer Rudolph Prizes 2018 were endowed on August 27th, 2018 in Halle during the conference "Faltertage" (=Protein Folding Days). Junior scientists Franziska Heydenreich, Dominik Schumacher und David Niquille were awarded for their excellent results obtained during their PhD experimental work.

  • The 6th "Halle Conference on Recombinant Proteins" was held on March 8th - 9th, 2018 in Halle. More infomation on the conference can be retrieved via: http://www.biochemtech.uni-halle.de/halle_conference.


How to apply for the Rainer Rudolph Prize?


Excellent scientific results achieved during bachelor-, master-, diploma- or PhD work in the field protein biochemistry and biotechnology are eligible for awards with 1000 €. Awardees are expected to present their results to the public, usually during a conference.

Applications for the prizes can be submitted via e-mail to info@rainer-rudolph-stiftung.de. For deadlines, please see right column of the website.

Applications should include:

  • Name, phone number and complete address
  • Reference letter of mentor and/or supervisor
  • CV of applicant and publication list (if applicable)
  • Complete bachelor, master, diploma or PhD thesis (pdf)
  • Summary of the work in form of an abstract (max. 2 pages) including background, objective, results and relevance of the obtained results
  • Documents (e.g. bachelor or master documents, etc.)

Please submit the above listed texts by two separate documents:

1. Document: complete bachelor, master, diploma or PhD thesis

2. Document: all other required pieces of information

Applications for support of scientific conferences or meetings in the field of protein biochemistry and/or biotechnology can be submitted at any time.