International Society for Transgenic Technologies

ISTT YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD

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The International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT), in collaboration with ingenious targeting laboratory (iTL), has establised the ISTT YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD that will be given at the Transgenic Technology (TT) Meetings

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Background

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The ISTT Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding achievements by a young scientist who will keep the field of transgenic technologies vibrant with new ideas and who has recently received his or her advanced professional degree.

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ingenious targeting laboratory

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The ISTT Young Investigator Award is generously sponsored by ingenious targeting laboratory (iTL)

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Previous awarded young scientists

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ISTT Young Investigator Award Awarded Young Scientist TT meeting
3rd Feng Zhang TT2014
2nd Toru Takeo TT2013
1st Xiao-Yang Zhao TT2011

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Elegibility Criteria

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Nominees must be active in research, in the field of transgenic technologies, at the time the award is given.

Nominees must have received a PhD or MD (or equivalent) within the past 10 years.

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Nomination Criteria

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Nominations must be made or endorsed by an ISTT member.

Nominee does not have to be an ISTT member.

Self nomination is not permitted.

No person may nominate more than one candidate

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Procedure

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Nominations must be made or endorsed by an ISTT member and should include:

  • the CV of the nominee,
  • a document highlighting the achievements made by the nominee in the field of transgenic technologies,
  • and a message or document confirming the nominee’s acceptance to participate in the ISTT Young Investigator Award selection process

All documents should be sent by the ISTT Member nominating the candidate to the ISTT email address:

istt@transtechsociety.org

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Scientific Committee

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An ISTT Young Investigator Award committee will be established at the ISTT in order to select the awardee among nominated candidates. This committee will be formed by at least the following members: the President of ISTT, the Vice-President of ISTT and a person acting on behalf of iTL. Additional advice and external referees might be also contacted, if decided by the ISTT council and accepted by iTL

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The ISTT Young Investigator Award

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The ISTT Young Investigator Award is associated to funds that will serve to defray the costs related to the participation of the ISTT Young Investigator awardee at the corresponding TT Meeting, including: TT meeting registration fee, travel expenses to the TT meeting venue and accommodation during the meeting dates for the awarded candidate, with a maximum being set to 1500 Euros.

All ISTT Young Investigator awardees will be given 1 year Ordinary ISTT Membership and a diploma, that will be provided at the ISTT Awards Ceremony, within the TT Meeting Program.

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International Society for Transgenic Technologies (ISTT, Inc.), Roswell Park Cancer Institute, Elm and Carlton Streets, Buffalo, NY 14263, USA

Tel. +1 (716) 845-5843, Fax. +1 (716) 845-5908, e-mail: istt@transtechsociety.org

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