Deadline:

1 August 2019.

Location:

Online.

(Award)

Description

AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology

The AACR-Cancer Research Institute Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology recognizes an active scientist whose outstanding and innovative research has had a major impact on the cancer field and has the potential to stimulate new directions in cancer immunology. All areas of cancer immunology will be considered for this award.

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Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer‐related biomedical science. Self‐nominations are prohibited
​Candidates will be considered by an Award Selection Committee composed of members nominated by both the Cancer Research Institute and the AACR. After careful deliberation by the committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the Executive Committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision.

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Cancer immunology.

Required Languages

English.

Eligible Countries

ALL WORLD COUNTRIES.

Program Period

Online.

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  • The Award is open to a cancer immunologist who is affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.
  • A candidate will be considered on the basis of his or her outstanding and innovative research, which has had a major impact on the cancer field, and which has the potential to stimulate new directions in cancer immunology. All areas of cancer immunology will be considered for this award.
  • A candidate must currently maintain an active research program, have a record of recent publications, and be able to present an award lecture at the Annual Meeting.
  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions and organizations are not eligible for the award.
  • Selection of the award recipient will be made on the basis of the candidate’s scientific accomplishments without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.

Opportunity Cost

(Award)

  • The winner of the award will receive an honorarium of $10,000, present a lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting, and be provided support to attend the AACR Annual Meeting with his or her spouse, partner, or significant other.

How to Apply

First Step:  Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically to https://myaacr.aacr.org.

Paper nominations will not be accepted.

Second Step:  Eligible nominations must include the following:

  • A nomination letter written in English (Max: 1,000 words), which comprehensively describes the candidate’s outstanding and innovative research. Letter must specifically outline the candidate’s current research activity and indicate how their research holds promise for continued substantive contributions to the cancer field and new directions in cancer immunology. All publications that directly support the mentioned research accomplishments must be referenced within the provided letter.
  • A brief scientific citation (Max: 50 words) highlighting the major scientific contribution(s) justifying the award candidate’s nomination.

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This Scholarship Published by:
Eman Morsy \ Egypt

Reviewed by” Nada Ahmed/ Egypt
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