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CALL FOR APPLICATIONS: Webster Jee Young Investigator Awards

16 Dec 2015 4:32 PM | Anonymous




March 5th, 2016, Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando


The International Chinese Musculoskeletal Research Society (ICMRS) will hold its 2016 ICMRS-ORS Membership Meeting on Saturday, March 5th, 2016at Orlando. The meeting is organized to provide a forum for ICMRS members to exchange the information in frontiers of all musculoskeletal research, to bridge the knowledge gap between the scholars from different research fields, to promote young investigators in the field for successful career developments, and to share the successful experience in career development by senior researchers. To recognize the achievement of young ICMRS members, three Webster Jee Young Investigator Awards will be given at the meeting. The winners will be announced during the membership meeting and each awardee will receive an award certificate/plaque and a $300 check. All applicants are asked to attend the meeting because the award will only be given to the recipients who attend. Applicants may find details about ICMRS at http://www.icmrs.net. The program of 2016 ICMRS-ASBMR Membership Meeting will be announced soon.


1)    Current ICMRS member (for registration: http://www.icmrs.net/user/register)

2)    First author of accepted ORS abstract for 2016 annual meeting

3)    Current graduate and/or medical student; Post-doc or equivalent; Junior faculty and professionals who received PhD or MD in less than 5 years

4)    Has not received the award previously

5)    Applicants are not required to be Chinese heritage


The accepted ICMRS abstract in both blind and un-blind formats should be submitted to the following e-mail address: icmrs.net@gmail.com no later than January 25 (Monday), 2016. The attached documents should be smaller than 10 MB. All submitted abstracts will be peer reviewed in blind by a review panel appointed by the ICMRS Program Committee. The top scored abstracts will be selected as the winners. As a general rule, no more than one award will be given to the applicants from the same research laboratory/group.

Meeting Information

Time: Saturday, March 5th, 2016, 7:00 - 10:00 pm

Location: Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando

Registration: Free

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