The Trainee Paper Award recognizes leading trainee authors on research papers of exceptional quality and impact.
NOMINATION DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 28
The BSC recognizes the achievements of undergraduate, graduate, and postdoctoral trainees in biophysics through the Trainee Paper Award (TPA). Recipients are current or recent undergraduate or graduate students, or postdoctoral fellows at a Canadian University, who are leading authors on a research paper of an exceptional quality, originality, and impact in any subfield of biophysics.
Nomination Process: The TPA nomination must be made by the nominee’s undergraduate, graduate, or postdoctoral supervisor (or co-supervisor). Submit a nomination of deserving candidates for the TPA by emailing a nomination package to the BSC Awards Committee by the deadline.
Complete nomination packages must be sent to Trushar Patel, chair of the Awards Committee. Only nominations received by the deadline will be reviewed and ranked through votes by the executives of the Biophysical Society of Canada. Nominations in all areas of biophysics are welcome.
The nomination package must include:
Adjudication & Presentation:
The TPA recipients are chosen by the Awards Committee, based on the following selection criteria:
The TPA winners are recognized at the Annual meeting of the Biophysical Society of Canada and are given a prize of $300. Up to two awards per year will be offered. The Biophysical Society of Canada is committed to upholding the principles of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, and will apply these principles to adjudication of this award.