We are inviting applications for the 2020 and 2021 JDB Travel Award. The award is for postdoctoral researchers and PhD students to attend a conference of their choice in 2020/2021 and is sponsored by the Journal of Developmental Biology (JDB).
In light of the ongoing global Coronavirus (Covid-19) situation, we plan to merge 2020 JDB Travel award and the next edition into one and postpone the application deadline to 31 December 2020.
The nominations and applications will be assessed by an Evaluation Committee, chaired by the Editor-in-Chief, Prof. Dr. Simon J. Conway.
–Applicants must be postdoctoral fellows or PhD students and be involved in developmental biology research;
–Applicants will attend an international conference related to developmental biology in 2020/2021 to present their research (oral and/or poster presentation);
–Applicants need to provide:
–An abstract describing recent unpublished work;
–A Curriculum Vitae;
–A justification letter indicating the conference the applicant wishes to attend;
–A letter of support from their mentor.
The award will consist of 800 CHF (Swiss Francs). The awardee will be requested to write a short paper (including 1–2 figures if possible) on either the topic of their presentation, a review article, or a meeting report. A discount on the MDPI Article Processing Charges will be granted to all applicants who pass the first round of screening by the Editor-in-Chief.
We are accepting nominations and applications for this award until 31 December 2020. Please visit our website for additional details: https://www.mdpi.com/journal/jdb/awards
The winner will be announced by the end of January in 2021.