2020 Early Career Investigator Award
Presented at the 2020 ISBRA/RSA Conference, June 20-24, 2020, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

The Award includes a monetary award and memento, which will be presented at the 2020 ISBRA Early Career Investigator Award Symposium during the 2020 ISBRA/RSA Conference, June 20-24, 2020, in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. In addition, award recipients will be acknowledged at the ISBRA/RSA Conference Closing Ceremony. Therefore, if you are selected as an award recipient by the ISBRA Membership Committee, you will be required to attend the 2020 Conference. Recipients must be an ISBRA member. If you are not currently an ISBRA member, your membership application (https://www.isbra.com/membership/) must be received by January 1, 2020. Awards will be limited to early career investigators (either PhD or MD students or young post-docs/physicians) (see application details below). All awardees will give a brief oral presentation at the ISBRA Early Career Investigator Award Symposium. Award recipients will be notified by March 1, 2020.


Application Process

The ISBRA Early Career Investigator Award application for ISBRA members will include the following:

  1. A copy of your original 1- page abstract – as submitted for your poster or oral presentation at the joint meeting. Presentations at the 2020 Conference, Early Career Investigator Award Symposium will be approximately 10 - 15 minute talks and 5 minutes of questions and answers.
  2. An expanded version of your abstract – 6000 character (w/spaces) limit – and 2000 character (w/spaces) limit for references.
  3. A current Curriculum Vitae.
  4. A letter from your mentor verifying that at the time of the meeting in June, you are a current graduate student, or you will be less than 5 years post terminal degree (e.g. Ph.D., M.D., MSW, etc.)
  5. To start your submission, first complete the Google reCAPTCHA below (i.e. click the 'I am not a robot' checkbox).
  6. After successfully completing the reCAPTCHA, the 'Submit Application' button will become active. Click this button to proceed to the next step.
  7. Select which files to upload, and provide your name and email address. This information will allow us to track your submission, and follow-up if necessary.

If you have any questions, please email isbra@isbra.com

The deadline for all applications for the 2020 award is Saturday, February 1, 2020.