Young Fluorescence Investigator Award

The Young Fluorescence Investigator Award is given to an outstanding researcher at the beginning of his or her career for significant advancements and/or contributions in or using fluorescence methodologies. This award is sponsored by Horiba Jobin Yvon and consists of a $1,000 honorarium and an invitation to present a 20-minute research talk at the Subgroup Meeting during the Biophysical Society Annual Meeting.


  • All pre-tenured faculty or junior level investigators who have completed their PhD and are working in the field of fluorescence; self-nominations are not allowed.

Nomination packets must include the following:

  • Letter of Nomination that highlights how the candidate's work represents novel and exciting applications of fluorescence to biology and biophysics
  • Include the candidate's CV, a reprint which exemplifies the candidate’s contribution and three letters of support.

Nomination deadline: January 10, 2018

Send inquiries and nominations to Michelle Digman (