Julia Bodmer Award 2020 - Deadline for application: 15 February 2020

Applications are invited for the prestigious Julia Bodmer Award, to be delivered on Sunday April 26th, 2020 during the Opening Ceremony at the 34th European Immunogenetics and Histocompatibility Conference in Glasgow, UK. The Julia Bodmer Award is given to a young scientist in recognition of their outstanding work within the Immunogenetics field. The Awawrd also acknowledges the laboratory in which the scientist has performed their research. 

Any member of EFI can propose a candidate for the Julia Bodmer Award. The application must include the candidate's CV with a list of publications and a letter of support from the head of the candidate's laboratory. Candidates must be an EFI member (or become a member at the time of application) and be no more than 10 years pas completion of their doctoral thesis if applicable, candidates who have not undertaken a doctoral thesis are also eligable. 

All applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who will make the final decision on who will receive the Award. In addition to the presentation at the Opening Ceremony of the EFI Conference, the Award winner will also be invited to contribute to a dedicated "Julia Bodmer Review" to HLA, the official journal of EFI. He/she will receive € 1.000,- in addition to the expense for registration, travel and lodging for attending the EFI Conference. 

Applications must be send in writing to the EFI Secretary via Sandra van Hensbergen at the EFI Central Office before February 15th, 2020. For more information about the Julia Bodmer Award, please click here.