OISB and Paper of the Year Awards

The OISB Trainee paper of 2020! 

The Ottawa Institute of Systems Biology is pleased to announce the trainee awards for the outstanding publication of 2020.  Three awards will be given - one to a postdoctoral fellow (PDF), one to a PhD graduate student and one to a MSc graduate student.   Each award is valued at $500!

Criteria:

·         Trainee (PDF, PhD. MSc graduate student & Undergraduate student) must be supervised by a Principal Investigator of the OISB.

·         Trainee must be the first or co-first author.

·         Publication must list the OISB within the author affiliations.

·         Publication must be in print or online within the 2020 calendar year

Nomination Process:

·         Papers can be nominated by any member of the OISB, including the trainee themselves.

·         Nominations will be sent to Colleen (cpaquet5@uottawa.ca)

 

Nominations must include:

·         Name of Trainee, degree (PDF, PhD, MSc or Undergrad) and Supervisor

·         PDF or link to publication.

·         Non-technical summary of the article written by the trainee for a general audience that sells why your publication is important.  The summary must be a maximum of 200 words and is a critical part of the award criteria -  so spend some time on it.  PLOS  has some helpful hints for writing abstracts: https://plos.org/resource/how-to-write-a-great-abstract/

 

         Deadline for Submission is January 31, 2021

Selection Process:

·         Review Panel will include the OISB Director, along with three OISB Investigators. 

·         Awardees must agree to a photo shot and write-up on the OISB website.

·         Each of the $500 awards will be presented at a Future OISB Networking Event.

 

 


 

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