The AMP Young Investigator Award recognizes the best abstracts submitted by Trainees who are AMP members and who present outstanding basic or applied research in poster format at the Annual Meeting. Trainees eligible for this award are students, postdoctoral fellows, or residents and they may be either Associate or Regular members of AMP. The mission of the award is to encourage junior investigators to ask important original questions, to design sound, controlled experiments with a clear rationale, and to present the results clearly in a poster format. Each year three Young Investigator Awards are presented at the Business/Awards Session at the Annual Meeting. Award winners will receive a stipend.
To qualify for an award, the first author must be an Associate or Regular Member of AMP and agree to attend the Business/Awards Session at the Annual Meeting in order to accept the award personally. Posters are judged by members of the AMP Training and Education Committee using the following criteria:
Application for this award is made during the abstract submission process which begins in April.
Abstract Submission Deadline: May 31, 2017
Caleb Ho, MD - Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Samia N. Naccache, PhD - University of California, San Francisco
Thomas Pearce, MD, PhD - University of Pittsburgh Medical Center