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Diet and Optimum Health Conference

Young Investigator Awards

The three most outstanding poster or oral presentations by graduate students or post-doctoral fellows will be awarded Young Investigator Awards, consisting of $500 and a certificate commemorating the award.

The competition is open to:

  • Graduate students who are enrolled in an accredited full-time doctoral degree program at the time of abstract submission.
  • Post-doctoral fellows engaged in full-time, post-doctoral research who have no more than two years of research experience beyond their doctoral degree.

Applicants need to submit no later than July 15, 2011:

  • A one-page statement of achievements and career goals in micronutrient and antioxidant research in health and disease
  • A letter of recommendation from their major professor or supervisor
  • A scientific abstract of their conference poster presentation (submit online)

Please mail or email the statement and letter of recommendation to:

Barbara McVicar
Linus Pauling Institute
Oregon State University
571 Weniger Hall
Corvallis, OR 97331-6512, USA

Applications will be reviewed by the Awards Advisory Committee, and the awards will be presentated at the Conference.