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Award at a Glance

Award amount: Monetary honorarium + reimbursement of the EB advanced registration fee + complimentary admission to GI & Liver banquet at EB

Application deadline:  December 15

Questions? Contact: Arianne Theiss, Awards Chair, GIL Section

Who can apply: Must be a first author on an abstract submitted to a GIL Topic Category [to be determined] at the Experimental Biology 2020 meeting and either the applicant or a sponsor must be a member of APS.

Award Description

The Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Trainee and Junior Faculty Research Recognition Award are designed to recognize trainees and junior level faculty who are engaged in gastrointestinal and liver research. The awards are given based on competitive appraisal of abstracts submitted to the Experimental Biology meeting. Separate awards will recognize 1) work done while enrolled as an undergraduate, 2) doctoral/medical student, 3) during the first five years of postdoctoral or medical residency training and 4) done as a junior level faculty who is within 10 years of having received a higher degree (PhD, MD, or DVM). The final distribution among these awards will depend on the quality and the number of applicants. Awardees are notified of winning the competition in advance of EB. Poster Awards are sponsored by Data Sciences International.

NOTE: When selecting this award, you will be considered for the following awards:

  • Predoctoral and Postdoctoral Poster Awards

Eligibility
  • All applicants are required to attend the GI & Liver Section Trainee Poster Symposium and present their posters. Top ranking travel awardees will be required to give a 10 min platform oral presentation during the poster symposium, and will be notified in advance of EB if they will be making a presentation. Additionally, all advance travel awardees may be asked to participate in the judging of poster presentations at the 2020 GI & Liver Trainee Poster Symposium. In this judging competition, applicants who did not receive an advance travel award will have a separate opportunity to win a travel award during the Poster Symposium.
  • Must be a first author on an abstract submitted to a GIL Topic Category [to be determined] at the Experimental Biology 2020 meeting, and either the applicant or a sponsor (in case of trainee awards) must be a member of APS.
  • All applicants must upload a copy of their abstract and CV for consideration (and a half-page statement of research accomplishments if a junior faculty candidate). Awardees must attend the Experimental Biology meeting to receive the cash prize and will be recognized at the EB 2020 Gastrointestinal & Liver Physiology Section Banquet and Business Meeting. 
Criteria

Application materials include:

  • Abstract Number
  • Abstract First Author’s Full Name
  • PDF of Abstract Submission
  • Half-page statement of research accomplishments if a junior faculty candidate
  • Current CV of the applicant
  • Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s full Name
  • Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s email Address
  • Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s Telephone Number
  • Abstract Sponsor’s APS Membership Number

 


Applications are only accepted via online submission.