STUDENT AND POST-DOCTORAL ORAL PRESENTATION COMPETITIONS

SIVB is pleased to announce that the Post-Doctoral and Graduate Student Oral Competitions will be held during this year’s meeting. 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. When you submit your abstract, you will have the ability to inform us that you want to compete in these events. Details about each specific competition will be updated as more information is available.

THE DEADLINE TO SUBMIT YOUR ABSTRACT FOR THESE THREE COMPETITIONS IS JANUARY 31, 2023!

IVACS Student and Post-Doctoral competition

The In Vitro Animal Cell Sciences Section (IVACS) of the Society for In Vitro Biology is pleased to announce the 2023 Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition during the SIVB Annual 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 2023 SIVB Annual 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 presented in-person at the meeting and a panel of expert judges will select the top presentation. Evaluation criteria will include experimental design, data analysis, proper interpretation of the results, originality of the study, technical difficulty, professionalism, the 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 2023 SIVB Annual Meeting. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2023. Should you have any questions, please contact the SIVB Office or the session moderators. We are looking forward to reviewing your abstract!

Plant Biotechnology Post-Doc Competition

The Plant Biotechnology Section is pleased to announce the 2023 Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition. Competition finalists are selected based on the quality of the abstracts. 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. Students who wish to participate in this competition should check that option during the submission of their abstract to the 2023 SIVB Annual Meeting. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award at the meeting. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2023.

 

Plant Biotechnology Student Competition

The Plant Biotechnology Section is pleased to announce the 2023 Student Oral Presentation Competition. Competition finalists are selected based on the quality of the abstracts. 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. Students who wish to participate in this competition should check that option during the submission of their abstract to the 2023 SIVB Annual Meeting. Winners will be presented with a certificate and a cash award at the meeting. The DEADLINE for abstract submission for the Student and Post-Doctoral Oral Presentation Competition is January 31, 2023.