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Alan Hall and Norton B. Gilula Awards

To support the next generation of researchers, JCB provides the Alan Hall and Norton B. Gilula Awards that allow undergraduates, graduates, and early-career postdocs to attend Cell Bio, an annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) and the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO). This year, Cell Bio 2020 Virtual will take place online December 2–16. While our awards typically support the travel of researchers to the in-person meeting, we are pleased to increase the number of awards and to support the participation of more researchers at the Cell Bio 2020 Virtual meeting.

Eligibility:

Alan Hall Award

Established in memory of Alan Hall, former JCB Editor-in-Chief. Open to outstanding graduate students, and first year postdocs whose work being presented at ASCB was performed while a PhD or MD/PhD student, who excelled in their research as trainees. New this year, up to five winners will be presented with an online certificate during the meeting and receive reimbursement for registration and abstract submission to Cell Bio 2020 Virtual, up to $235 USD.

Norton B. Gilula Award

Established in memory of Norton B. “Bernie” Gilula, former JCB Editor-in-Chief. Open to outstanding graduate or undergraduate students who excelled in their research as trainees. New this year, up to five winners will be presented with an online certificate during the meeting and receive reimbursement for registration and abstract submission to Cell Bio 2020 Virtual, up to $235 USD.

Application:

Please complete the form and provide the requested materials here by 11:59 p.m. ET November 2, 2020. You will asked to submit a PDF that includes a one-page description of your research goals; a current CV; you Cell Bio 2020 abstract; and an advisor letter of recommendation. Award recipients will be notified by November 23, 2020. Please contact the journal office at jcellbiol@rockefeller.edu with any questions about your application.

Note: Applicants are expected to fully understand and abide by policies, guidelines, and rules set for by their institution(s) with regard to travel awards and grants, and may not hold The Rockefeller University Press liable for their failure to receive an award under any circumstances. Rockefeller University Press does not support in-kind travel arrangements. Acceptance of the check constitutes permission for The Rockefeller University Press to use the winner’s name, likeness, and entry for purposes of advertising and trade without further compensation, unless prohibited by law.
Photo of Alan Hall courtesy of the Biozentrum
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