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Assembly on Pulmonary Infections & Tuberculosis Rising Star Award for Basic Scientific and/or Translational Research

This award is given to a PI-TB member with research contribution(s) in the area(s) of basic science, translational research, and/or "bedside to community" (i.e. implementation) research.  Up to two awardees will be chosen for this program.  They will showcase their research by each giving a 15-minute talk in one of two sessions featuring “Rising Stars.”  Winners of the Rising Stars of Research Program from AII, PI-TB, RCMB, and RSF Assemblies will present their work at the Science and Innovation Center during the ATS International Conference. Certificates will also be awarded during that session. 

Criteria:

  • In-Training, Instructor, Assistant Professor, or equivalent
  • Within 10 years of having completed postdoctoral or clinical training, excluding time off for personal circumstances
  • PI-TB Assembly Member (primary or secondary)
  • Contribution(s) in basic, translational science, and/or “bedside to community” (implementation) research
  • Has presented an abstract at ATS within 5 years that demonstrates the nominee’s research interests
  • Junior-level nominees may also be considered for a Rising Star Award, based on research.
Submission:

  • Nomination letter by sponsor(s) (2-page limit) 
  • Updated CV or biosketch of candidate

Past Recipients of the Assembly on Pulmonary Infections & Tuberculosis Rising Star Award for Basic Scientific and/or Translational Research:

2020 - Leonardo Martinez, MD, and Lokesh Sharma, PhD
2019 - Jennifer R. Honda, PhD, and Robert P. Dickson, MD