Student and Post-Doc Oral Presentation Competitions

SIVB is pleased to announce that the Post-Doctoral and Graduate Student Oral Presentation Competitions will be held during SIVB 2021: In Vitro OnLine. SIVB believes that fostering the growth and professional development of its members to enhance their careers, including graduate students and post docs, is essential to the continuing success of any organization.

These competitions are held during the meeting to encourage the development of those members just establishing their careers. The deadline to apply for the Oral Presentation Competitions will be January 29, 2021.

 

In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition

The In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section (IVACS) of the Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce the 2021 Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition during the SIVB meeting in Norfolk, VA. This competition encourages the exchange of scientific information between the presenters, attendees and judges. Additionally, it provides an invaluable opportunity for students and post-docs to practice and improve their presentation delivery and public speaking skills. Students and post-docs who wish to participate in this competition should check that option during the submission of their abstract to the 2021 SIVB’s meeting. Applicants should also e-mail a copy of their complete abstract and submission ID number to the session moderators, Dr. Addy Alt-Holland (addy.alt_holland@tufts.edu) and Dr. Kolla Kristjansdottir (kkrist@midwestern.edu). The top three finalists will be selected for this competition based on the quality of their abstracts, as well as the merit of their research and scientific findings. The text of the abstract should include the following sections: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the Methods section should include relevant statistical analysis. The abstract text should not exceed 1800 characters and should not include references. The oral presentations will be discussed and graded by a panel of expert judges. Evaluation criteria will include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, professionalism and ability of the finalist to explain the research and answer questions, and importantly, adherence to the allocated time for the presentation. The Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition session serves to recognize and reward the research and achievements of outstanding students and post-docs. The three finalists will be presented with a certificate and a cash award during the meeting. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition is January 29, 2021. Should you have any questions, please contact the SIVB office or the session moderators. We are looking forward to review your abstract!

 

Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition

To support the Society’s vision to encourage education and scientific informational exchange, the Plant Biotechnology Section is pleased to announce the “Plant Biotechnology Student Oral Presentation Competition” at the 2021 World Congress on In Vitro Biology being held from June 5-9, 2021 in Norfolk, VA. Students wishing to participate in this competition should submit a copy of their abstract with its title and submission ID number to Alex da Silva Conceicao (alexandre.dasilvaconceicao@calyxt.com) and check that option when they submit their abstract. Student competition finalists will be selected based on the quality of the abstracts. The abstract should address the following: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the methods section should include a description of how reproducible results were ensured. The abstract must not include references. The abstract text must not exceed 1800 characters. A panel of judges will evaluate the presentations at the meeting. Criteria for the evaluation include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, appearance and ability of the student candidate to present it. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award during the meeting. Please note that the DEADLINE to submit your abstract for the SIVB Oral Presentation Competition is January 29, 2021.

 

Plant Biotechnology Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition

To support the Society’s vision to encourage education and scientific informational exchange and recognize outstanding post docs, the Plant Biotechnology Section is pleased to announce the 2021 Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition. Post-Doctoral Candidates wishing to participate in this competition should submit a copy of their abstract with its title and submission ID number to Carlos Hernandez-Garcia (carlos.garcia@ctc.com.br) and check that option when they submit their abstract. Competition finalists will be selected based on the quality of the abstracts. The abstract should address the following: Background, Objectives, Methods, Results, Discussion and Conclusions. Where appropriate, the methods section should include a description of how reproducible results were ensured. The abstract must not include references. The abstract text must not exceed 1800 characters. A panel of judges will evaluate the presentations at the meeting. Criteria for the evaluation include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, appearance and ability of the post-doctoral candidate to present it. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award during the meeting. Please note that the DEADLINE to submit your abstract for the SIVB Oral Presentation Competition is January 29, 2021.

 

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