THE PEZCOLLER FOUNDATION – EACR RISING STAR AWARD

NEW AWARD: Established in 2020 in collaboration with EACR

 

Presented biennially to celebrate a cancer researcher who has the potential to make significant contributions to future cancer research progress


ABOUT THE AWARD AND THE AWARD LECTURE

The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award celebrates a cancer researcher who has the potential to make significant contributions to future cancer research progress. The award is presented biennially to a researcher of excellence who is within 1 – 4 years of having established their own laboratory in a European institution; and named as the first and/or last author on at least one paper published in an international peer-reviewed cancer research journal; arising from work carried out in their laboratory.
The winner gives the prestigious The Pezcoller Foundation-EACR Rising Star Award at the EACR Congress.
The next award will be presented at the EACR 2021 Congress to be held from 09-12 June 2021 in Torino, Italy.
As an invited speaker the award winner will receive a free registration for the EACR Congress, plus accommodation and travel costs. The award winner will also receive a €5,000 honorarium.

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS

We invite the nomination of cancer researchers who have demonstrated academic excellence and who show potential for exciting future achievements in the field of cancer research. Self-nominations cannot be accepted.

Nominees must meet the following criteria. The nominee should: 

  • Be within 1 to 4 years of having established their own laboratory in a European institution
  • Be named as the first and/or last author on at least one paper published in an international peer-reviewed cancer research journal, arising from work carried out in their laboratory
Download the nomination form here

How to submit your nomination
Please email your completed nomination form and accompanying documents as a single pdf to kathryn.wass@eacr.org

Deadline for receipt of nominations: 11 January 2021

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