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Assembly on Pulmonary Infections & Tuberculosis Rising Star Award

This award is given to a PI-TB member (primary or secondary) with potential or recognized research contribution(s) in the area(s) of basic science and/or translational research. The latter may also include "bedside to community" (i.e. implementation) research.  Individuals engaged in such research are eligible for consideration if they are a person in-training, Instructor, Assistant Professor, or equivalent of these academic ranks, and are within10 years of having completed postdoctoral or clinical training, excluding time off for personal circumstances.  Up to two awardees will be chosen for this program, and they will showcase their research by 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 will present their work at the Science and Innovation Center during the ATS International Conference this May 2019. Certificates will also be awarded during the session.  Please note that a recent abstract from within 5 years should be submitted.

Criteria

  • In-Training, Instructor, Assistant Professor, or equivalent
  • Within 10 years of having completed postdoctoral or clinical training, excluding time off for personal circumstances
  • Potential or recognized contribution(s) in basic and/or translational science. The latter may also include bedside to community” (implementation) research.
  • PI-TB Assembly Member (primary or secondary)
  • Nomination letter from sponsor(s) (2-page limit, using template) (click here to see template)
  • Updated CV or biosketch of candidate
  • A recent abstract from within 5 years that demonstrates the nominee’s research interests

   Past Recipients of the PI-TB Rising Star Award:

         2019 - Jennifer R. Honda, PhD & Robert P. Dickson, MD

Last Reviewed: May 2019