Chambers-Thermo Fisher Scientific Memorial Award

  Travel Awards Applications Open November 28, 2018

Established to honor the memory of AAI member Cynthia Chambers, Ph.D., this award is intended to advance the career of an early career scientist who attends the AAI annual meeting and presents an outstanding abstract specifically in the area of cancer biology. This award is generously supported by Thermo Fisher Scientific.

The award recipient will receive a $1,000 cash award and a certificate during the AAI Business Meeting and Awards Presentation at IMMUNOLOGY 2019. This award may not be combined with other awards or grants for the AAI annual meeting.

To be eligible, an applicant must meet all of these requirements:

  1. Be an AAI Regular member for 2019 with dues paid no later than January 14, 2019.
  2. Have received a doctoral degree within the past ten (10) years (no earlier than January 1, 2009).
  3. Hold an appointment of Assistant Professor or equivalent.
  4. Have submitted a first-author abstract for presentation (oral or poster) at IMMUNOLOGY 2019 in the topic category of Tumor Immunology by January 14, 2019.

Postdoctoral fellows, other trainees, and senior faculty (associate professor and above) are not eligible.

Any AAI Regular member who submits a first-author abstract to IMMUNOLOGY 2019 in the topic category of Tumor Immunology automatically will be considered, provided that you meet all eligibility requirements above. Candidates may be asked to provide a curriculum vitae.

According to U.S. law, any AAI award recipient receiving monetary awards totaling $600 or more in a single year must provide AAI with a completed Form W-9 or a Form W-8BEN (as appropriate) in advance of receiving the cash award.

2018 Chambers-Thermo Fisher Scientific Award Recipient

Weiyi Peng, M.D., Ph.D.

Weiyi Peng, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor
Univ. of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Ctr.

To advance the career of an early-career scientist who attends the AAI annual meeting and presents an outstanding abstract specifically in the area of cancer biology

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