International Prize for Biology

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International Prize for Biology
Awarded for biology
Country  Japan
Presented by Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
First awarded 1985
Official website http://www.jsps.go.jp/english/e-biol/index.html

The International Prize for Biology (国際生物学賞 Kokusai Seibutsugaku-shō?) is an annual award for significant contributions to biology. The award was created in 1985 to recognize Emperor Hirohito of Japan's longtime interest in and support of the biological sciences. The selection and award of the prize is managed by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science. The recipient scientist is awarded 10 million Yen and an international symposium on the scientist's area of research is held.

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