Criteria for the Award:
* who has performed extraordinary work in biomedical sciences which has changed the thinking in the field where important technology was developed; and/or
* who has uncovered new insights which brought forth new therapies; and/or
* whose lifetime contribution has significantly impact the African region and who is currently based in Africa
The award recipient will receive a sponsorship of up to USD5,000 to our annual Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) – Human Genome Meeting with an economic flight, accommodation, registration fee and VISA application paid for. The award recipient will also be presented with a plaque or medal and any remaining of the USD5,000 award will be in the form of a standing order for products and services from Inqaba Biotechnical Industries. He/She will be invited to attend the award presentation ceremony and present a plenary lecture in conjunction with the Human Genome Meeting.
The first award was given out in 2015.
View list of HUGO African Prize Recipients here.
HUGO-African Prize Presentation Ceremony
The HUGO-African Prize Presentation Ceremony will be held in conjunction with the annual Human Genome Organisation (HUGO) - Human Genome Meeting.