With the purpose of inspiring New York high school students to strive for the level of achievement represented by the Nobel Prize, a new essay contest has been initiated: The Laureates of Tomorrow – Nobel Essay Contest. The contest is a collaboration between the Consulate General of Sweden in New York, The New York Academy of Sciences, nobelprize.org, the New York City Department of Education, and the City University of New York.
Grand Prize Winner
- Michael Vishnevetsky
was awarded the grand prize in Physiology/Medicine — a week-long visit to Sweden to attend the Nobel Week Festivities in December 2005 — for his essay "Gunter Blobel, 1999 Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology/Medicine and Pioneer in Protein Targeting Within/out of the Cell".