The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievements in Virology
In collaboration with the Society of Virology (GfV) the Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation has launched “The Chica and Heinz Schaller Foundation Award for Distinguished Achievements in Virology”.
This award will recognise outstanding achievements by an individual that contributed exceptionally to the field of
virology either in basic or translational research, ideally in both fields, in a national and an international
Alternatively, scientists who have made sustained and significant steps in the translation of
virology into other scientific areas and domains or vice versa may likewise be recognized.
This is a personal prize of EUR 50,000. The award involves a one-hour lecture at the Annual Meeting of the
Society for Virology.