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Neurotoxicology SS Toshio Narahashi Postdoctoral Fellow/Associate Poster Competition Award 1st Place Sponsored by Elsevier

Deadline: February 21


Eligibility Requirements: Postdoctoral Fellow/Associates must be in attendance at the SOT Annual Meeting; the fellow/associate must be a postdoctoral member of SOT and NTSS (or show evidence of application) and meet the SOT criteria for classification as a postdoctoral fellow/associate at the time of the Annual Meeting. Postdoctoral Fellows/Associates giving platform presentations at the Annual Meeting are also eligible if they prepare a poster summarizing their talk. Advisors or mentors who are not members are strongly encouraged to join NTSS.

Submission Requirements: An extended abstract and a letter of support from the fellow/associate's advisor outlining the fellow/associate's independence and role on the research should be submitted to Michelle Block, Chair of the NTSS Student and Postdoctoral Awards Committee, by February 13. The extended abstract should consist of the abstract originally submitted to SOT, a 2-4 sentence description of the impact of the research, up to one page of key figures or data, and a 3-5 sentence conclusion (total of 3 pages). The extended abstracts will be reviewed by a committee prior to the meeting and will comprise 50% of the score. The remaining portion of the score will be based on the face-to-face interviews at your posters on Monday late afternoon. At this point we anticipate at least 3 judges will evaluate each poster.

Participants will also be required to send a PDF of their complete poster to Dr. Gilbert by March 3 to facilitate the judging (this presubmission of the poster need not be the final version presented at the Annual Meeting).

Awardee Receives: In addition to recognition plaques for each winner, monetary prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third place. Awardee will be announced at the annual NTSS Business Meeting in conjunction with the Annual Meeting.

Deadlines: February 21 (abstract and letter submission); March 3 (poster submission)

Contact: Michelle Block

Award Group: SOT

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Michelle Block