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All SBI students and pos-doc are eligible for financial support See rUles here

Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) Award for Young Investigator

The Society for Leukocyte Biology (SLB) has been sponsoring different types of scientific awards worldwide and in association with Brazilian Society of Immunology (SBI) will sponsor 2 awards for the SBI congress participants.



1- Nominees must be Regular SBI members in good standing*.

2- Nominees must be an early career investigator, including young researchers, post-doctoral fellows and students (Undergraduate, Master, Ph.D.).

3- Nominees must be registered at the SBI Annual Congress and attendance at the meeting is mandatory.

4- Nominees must submit a first-author abstract to the SBI Annual Congress.

5- Candidates who compete for the Thereza Kipnis Award oral presentation will not be consider for the SLB Award competition.



Two award recipients will receive US$500 (five hundred dollars) personal award and one year SLB membership.



Please submit award application by logging into your account at Abstract Submission system of SBI Annual Congress, choosing YES at “Want to compete SLB Award?”. All documents should be uploaded as a single combined PDF file.

Abstract Format:

  • Language: English (the organizing committee reserves the right to refuse any inappropriate written summary in English);
  • Expanded summary with up to four (4) pages, including tables, figures and references;
  • Margins: 2cm (right) and 3cm (left);
  • Font: Arial 12 and regular style, using “symbols” for special characters;
  • Single space between lines and paragraphs divisions;
  • Insert space between title, authors, affiliation and text.

Submission Deadline: July 28th, 2019.



1- An Award Committee indicated by the SBI board of directors will select the awardee from received applications.

 2- The prize is awarded during the closing ceremony of the SBI Annual Congress.



1- SBI is not responsible for costs of registration, travel and lodging for SBI Annual Congress.

2- SBI reserves the right to change the content of this regulation, including dates without prior notice.

3- SLB Award participant authorizes the SBI and SLB to use the image in any media without burdening costs on image rights and/or copyright.

(*) Eligibility of the nominee will be checked at the time of nomination and before presentation of the award. Candidate must have the dues paid no later than July 2019 and overdue will not be considered.

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