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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 March 31, 2013:

  • 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
307 Linus Pauling Science Center
Corvallis, OR 97331, USA

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