AACR CRI Lloyd J. Old Award

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AACR CRI Lloyd J. Old Award

In honor and the memory of the late Lloyd J. Old, the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is pleased to offer “AACR-CRI Lloyd J. Old Award in Cancer Immunology”. The award is open to all cancer immunologists who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. The mission of the American Association for Cancer Research is to prevent and cure cancer through research, education, communication, and collaboration. Winning applicants will receive an honorarium of $10,000.

The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) is the world’s oldest and largest professional association related to cancer research. Based in Philadelphia, the AACR focuses on all aspects of cancer research, including basic, clinical, and translational research into the etiology, prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cancer.

Eligibility:

The list eligibility criteria are given below:

  • The award is open to all cancer immunologists who are 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.
  • Candidates will be considered on the basis of their highly significant and innovative research, the impact of these discoveries on the cancer field, and the stimulation of new directions in cancer immunology. All areas of cancer immunology will be considered for this award.
  • Candidates must currently maintain an active research program, have a record of recent publications, and be able to present an exciting award lecture at the annual meeting.
  • The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
  • Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.

How to Apply:

Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member on nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Candidates may not nominate themselves.

  • Nomination Letter: The letter must:
  1. Be addressed to the Selection Committee, be written in English, and not exceed 1,000 words;
  2. Specify the AACR award for which the candidate is being nominated;
  3. Contain a concise description of the candidate’s highly significant and innovative research, and the stimulation of new directions in cancer immunology, with the publications supporting these accomplishments directly referenced within the letter;
  4. Contain a concise description of the impact of these accomplishments in the cancer field; and
  5. Be signed with a handwritten signature by the nominator(s).
  • Candidate’s CV: The candidate’s curriculum vitae in English, including a complete list of the candidate’s publications.
  • Summary Statement: A statement, no more than 50 words, summarizing the candidate’s research accomplishments for which he or she is being nominated.

Submitting Details:

Nominations must be emailed to awards-at-aacr.org

Financial Aid and Award Money:             

  • The recipient of the award will receive an honorarium of $10,000, give an award lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting 2018 in Chicago, IL (April 14-18, 2018).
  • And will be provided support for the winner and a guest to attend the AACR Annual Meeting 2018.

Application Deadline: 

The deadline to apply for this award is 4 p.m. U.S. ET on Wednesday, August 2, 2017.

Link for More Information:

http://www.aacr.org/Research/Awards/Pages/Awards-Detail.aspx?ItemId=2#.WX7_XUWGPIU

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