CNPN2020

CNPN's 12th Annual Symposium
May 11-13, 2020 in Toronto, Ontario


Information about Award Applications

STUDENT TRAVEL AWARDS are provided to support trainees coming from a Canadian institution. Ten travel awards are available, valued at $500 CAD each, and they will be reserved for trainees (students or postdocs) who have submitted an abstract and are registered to attend the CNPN Symposium. The awards will be allocated based on the submission order, so please apply ASAP. To apply, send your application to awards@cnpn.ca: indicate your Symposium Registration ID, the abstract title and institution name, as well as the name and email of the PI of the affiliated lab. There will a limit of two awards per lab.
 


The CNPN-Tony Pawson Proteomics Award

...recognizes remarkable achievements on the fundamental understanding and/or practice of proteomics in biological sciences. Formerly called the "CNPN Distinguished Researcher Award," the award was renamed in 2014 in recognition of the seminal contributions to the proteomics field of one of the most influential Canadian scientists of all time, the late Prof. Tony Pawson, who received the CNPN award in 2013.

Past recipients of the award are: Jennifer Van Eyk (2019), Gilles Lajoie (2018), Pierre Thibault (2017), Michael D. Tyers (2016), Guy Poirier (2015), Christopher Overall (2014), Tony Pawson (2013), Michel Desjardins (2012), Jack Greenblatt (2011) and John Bergeron (2010).

Nominations are open for the 2020 Award until March 2nd (self-nominations are permitted). The award will be presented at the CNPN Symposium, held in Toronto from May 11-13, 2020. The awardee will present a lecture on their work, and receive an award consisting of a trophy and a $2000 prize.

Applicant Eligibility

  • The applicant must be a Canadian citizen and/or work at a Canadian Institution at the time of application;
  • The applicant must be able to receive his/her award and present a lecture at the 2020 CNPN meeting.

How to apply:

  • The candidate or sponsor must send a complete PDF application
    to awards@cnpn.ca before the March 2nd Deadline
    .
  • The application should consist of:
    • A cover letter briefly describing why the nominee is appropriate for the award; this should include names and email addresses of three supporters who may be contacted by the review committee;
    • A short CV, including the full contact information for the applicant;
    • A paragraph suitable for publication on the CNPN website and in the Symposium program (see past recipient bios for examples)
  • We suggest that the applicants also include one page of their “most significant contributions”, similar to the CIHR format.
  • The PDF file and the email header should read:
    CNPN2020_PawsonAward_LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME
  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • CNPN will notify the successful applicant by March 16, 2020.

CNPN 2020 - Young Investigator Award

... is a new initiative by CNPN to recognize the contributions of outstanding early career researchers to the fundamental understanding and/or practice of proteomics in biological sciences. This award will help new Investigators gain visibility in the field and encourage early stage Investigators to consider how proteomics may be used in their research.

Nominations are open for the 2020 Award until March 6. Self-nominations are permitted. The award will be presented at the CNPN Symposium in Toronto. The awardee will present a lecture on their work, and receive an award consisting of a trophy and a $1000 prize.

Candidate Eligibility

  • The candidate must be a Canadian citizen and/or work at a Canadian Institution at the time of nomination and must be within 5 years of starting his/her career as an independent Principal Investigator at the time of nomination.
  • The candidate must be able to receive his/her award and present a lecture at the 2020 CNPN meeting.

How to Nominate

  • The candidate or sponsor must send a complete PDF application to awards@cnpn.ca  before March 6, 2020.
  • The nomination should consist of:
    • A cover letter briefly describing why the candidate is appropriate for the award
    • A short CV, including the full contact information for the candidate
    • A paragraph suitable for publication on the CNPN website and in the program of the CNPN meeting (see past Tony Pawson award recipients bios for examples)
  • We suggest that the nomination also include one page of their “most significant contributions”, similar to the CIHR format.
  • The pdf file and the email header should read:
    CNPN2020_Young_Investigator_Award_LASTNAME_FIRSTNAME
  • Incomplete or late nominations will not be considered.
  • The successful candidate will be notified by March 20, 2020.


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