The Annual Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award 2021
The 2021 Research Awards of 100.000 € was presented to Emanuel Schwarz, Ph.D (ZI Mannheim)
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award 2020
The 2020 Research Awards of 100.000 € each were presented to Dr. Ana Oliveira (Heidelberg University) and Dr. Stefan Pfeffer (ZMBH).
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award 2017
The 2017 Research Awards of 100.000 € each were presented to Dr. Marieke Essers (DKFZ) and Dr. Theodore Alexandrov (EMBL).
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award 2016
The 2016 Research Award of 100.000 € was presented to The 2016 prize was awarded to Dr. Matthias Fischer of the MPI for Medical Research in Heidelberg.
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Awards 2015
The 2015 Research Awards of 100.000 € each were presented to Dr. Edward Lemke (EMBL) and Dr. Hai-Kun Liu (DKFZ).
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Awards 2014
The 2014 Research Awards were presented to two scientists. Dr. Jan Korbel (EMBL) and Dr. Brian Luke (ZMBH) each received a prize of 100.000 €.
Chica und Heinz Schaller Research Award 2012
Biochemist Dr. John Briggs, working at EMBL Heidelberg, has been selected to receive the prestigious Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Award 2012.
Chica and Heinz Schaller Research Awards 2011
Two outstanding scientists, Dr. Anton Meinhart (MPI for Medical Research) and Prof. Dr. Michael Platten (University of Heidelberg and DKFZ), received the 2011 research awards.
Research Award 2010
The 2010 research award was presented to Dr. Andreas Fischer (DKFZ and University of Heidelberg, Medical Faculty of Mannheim).
Research Award 2009
In recognition of his innovative studies on the role of mRNA in neuronal gene regulation, Dr. Gerhard Schratt, University of Heidelberg received the 2009 research award.
Research Award 2008
PD Dr. Tobias Dick (DKFZ Heidelberg), for his fundamental studies on the role of REDOX-processes in cellular signal transduction.
Research Award 2007
Dr. Victor Sourjik (ZMBH), for his contributions to quantitative analysis of molecular interactions in bacterial chemotaxis.
Research Awards 2006
PD Dr. Matthias Kneussel (ZMNH, University Clinic of Hamburg), for his pivotal work on protein transport processes involved in the formation and plasticity of synapses in the central nervous system.
Dr. Kai Matuschewski (Department of Parasitology, University Hospital of Heidelberg), for his exceptional work on Plasmodium.
Research Award 2005
PD Dr. Rohini Kuner (Institute for Pharmacology, Heidelberg University), for her crucial findings on the function of synaptic proteins in neuronal disease and in memory of pain.