ISBER 2013 Annual Meeting & Exhibits
May 5-9, 2013
The ISBER Biobanking Poster Awards recognize excellence in poster presentations on all topics (except Posters competing for the Biospecimen Science Award) submitted to the annual meeting. The mission of the Biobanking Poster Award Program is to encourage ISBER members and all attendees of the Annual Meeting to ask important questions and to clearly report important findings in a poster format. Award winning posters will be selected by an Awards Subcommittee of the ISBER Publications Committee. The award certificate will be presented to the first author of the poster at the ISBER Awards Presentation and Business Meeting at the Annual Meeting. (Please note that there is no stipend associated with this award.)
1. Abstracts submitted to ALL topic categories are eligible. Abstracts submitted for the Asterand-ISBER Biospecimen Science Poster Award will NOT be considered for the ISBER Biobanking Poster Award.
2. The first author of the abstract must specifically apply online (see application below) to be considered for the award. If the first author of the abstract will NOT be present at the Annual Meeting, a surrogate author MUST be designated on the award application form. Have your abstract assigned number and the title of your abstract available to complete the application form.
3. The first (or designated surrogate) author MUST be present at the Awards Session or the award will be forfeited and a runner-up will be selected. In the absence of the first author, the award will be presented to the designated surrogate (presenting author).
4. The Awards Committee will use the following criteria to judge excellence: