Nominations for the Robert Dirks Molecular Programming Prize

Robert Dirks, 1978-2015

ISNSCE is now accepting nominations for the Dirks Prize:

The Robert Dirks Molecular Programming Prize: The Dirks Prize recognizes exceptional early-career achievement by a researcher working in any area of molecular programming, whether theory, experiment, computation, or a combination thereof. The winner will receive a cash prize and be invited by ISNSCE to present a Prize Lecture at FNANO.

Eligibility: To be eligible, a candidate must be a graduate student or postdoctoral scholar who has not yet started a tenure-track position.

Nominations: A nomination consists of:

  • the candidate’s CV
  • a confidential nomination letter (self-nominations are not permitted)

After a nomination is uploaded, up to two additional confidential recommendation letters may by uploaded by additional recommenders. If you have questions, please email

Deadline: Nominations must be uploaded by January 31, 2023. Additional recommendation letters must be uploaded by February 10, 2023.

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