Early Career Investigator Award

The Organization for Human Brain Mapping has established an award recognizing an Early Career Investigator who has made significant contributions to the field of human brain mapping. 

Award Criteria:

  1. Have completed postdoctoral fellowship or residency within 10 years of the time the award is given; and
  2. Have made significant contributions to the field of human brain mapping


  1. A brief nomination of 1000 words or less.
  2. A brief biographical statement of no more than two pages.
  3. A list no more than two pages of the nominee’s *most notable* publications.

Thank you for your nomination! Submissions have closed for OHBM 2024. Award winners will be notified in March and announced at the Annual Meeting.

Questions? Please direct them to the OHBM Executive Office at info@humanbrainmapping.org.  

Past Early Career Investigator Award (Young Investigator Award) recipients include:

2024: Seoul, Korea
Bratislav Misic, Canada

2023: Montreal, Canada
Catie Chang, United States

2022: Glasgow, Scotland
Hiromasa Takemura, Japan

2021: OHBM Virtual II
Chao-Gan Yan, China

2020: OHBM Virtual I
Danielle Bassett, United States

2019: Rome, Italy
B. T. Thomas Yeo, Singapore

2018: Singapore, Singapore
Daniel Margulies, France

2017: Vancouver, Canada
Lucina Uddin, United States

2016:  Geneva, Switzerland
Timothy EJ Behrens, United Kingdom

2015:  Honolulu, United States
Simon Eickhoff, Germany

2014:  Hamburg, Germany
Mike Milham, United States

2013: Seattle, United States
Mark Woolrich, United Kingdom

2012: Beijing, China
Klaas Enno Stephan, Switzerland

2011: Quebec City, Canada
Christian Beckmann, Netherlands

2010: Barcelona, Spain
Heidi Johansen-Berg, United Kingdom

2009: San Francisco, United States
Thomas Nichols, United Kingdom

2008: Melbourne, Australia
Paul Thompson, United States

2007: Chicago, United States
Stephen Smith, United Kingdom

2006: Florence, Italy
John Ashburner, United Kingdom

2005: Toronto, Canada
Russell Poldrack, United States

2004: Budapest, Hungary
Christian Buechel, Germany

2003: New York City, United States
Geraint Rees, United Kingdom

2002: Sendai, Japan
Peter Bandettini, United States

2001: Brighton, England
Cathy Price, United Kingdom

2000: San Antonio, United States
Riitta Salmelin, Finland

1999: Duesseldorf, Germany
Randy Buckner, United States

1998: Montreal, Canada
Anders Dale, United States

1997: Copenhagen, Denmark
Julie Fiez, United States

1996: Boston, United States
Karl Friston, United Kingdom