Who is Eligible: Graduate students and postdocs

How to Apply: Applications should include a 1- 2-page biosketch and a 1-page essay describing your research and indicating how it exemplifies the spirit of Keith R. Porter’s contributions to cell biology. Two letters of support are required. One letter can come from a thesis or postdoctoral mentor, and the second from a faculty member who is neither an advisor nor collaborator, but is someone either within or outside of your home institution who can speak to your interactions with the broader scientific community.

Awards: An award of $2,000 for outstanding predoctoral research and an award of $4,000 for outstanding postdoctoral research will be awarded annually at the ASCB Annual Meeting. Recipients will receive a plaque and will be invited to dinner with the Porter lecturer. Travel costs of up to $1,000 will be provided to each recipient to attend the meeting to receive their award. Awardees will be invited to speak in a Minisymposium.

Deadline: July 15; (Apply here; Direct questions to Azra Chughtai)