Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics -- Call for Nominations

Funding Agency:
Tel Aviv University

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics is a prize that has been established through the generosity of Dr. Raymond and Mrs. Beverly Sackler.  This year an amount of  $100,000 will be presented, with no age limit for prize candidates, in the field: Physical Principles of Biological Systems.

The prize will be awarded to the recipient(s), in person, at Tel Aviv University, in June 2019.

The Sackler Prize is administered by Tel Aviv University through an advisory committee, comprised of the President and Rector of TAU as ex-officio members and others who have been selected ad personam by the President and the Rector. 

A selection panel composed of outstanding scientists in the field will be appointed, reflecting an international diversity and including the Prize coordinators. 


Deadline for nominations: Jan. 10, 2020

Agency Website

Eligibility Requirements

Nominations for the Sackler Prize can be made by individuals belonging to one or more of the following categories:


  • Members of the TAU Senate and Members of the Israel Academy of Sciences and Humanities.
  • Presidents, Rectors, Vice-Presidents, Provosts, Deans in the Natural Sciences, Medicine & Engineering.
  • Professors of Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Medicine and Engineering in recognized institutions of higher learning and research in Israel and abroad.
  • Sackler Prize Laureates.


Please note that:

  • Candidates must be no more than 45 years old by  January 1, 2017 (i.e., born after January 1, 1972) to be considered.
  • The laureates are requested to visit the TAU campus for 3 days and to meet with  faculty members and students.
  • Members of TAU faculty are not eligible to receive the prize.
  • Self-nominations cannot be accepted.



Funding Type





Engineering and Physical Sciences
Environmental & Life Sciences
International Opportunities
Medical - Basic Science

External Deadline

January 10, 2020