PeerJ Award for Best Contribution
Open access journal, PeerJ, is pleased to announce the PeerJ Award for Best Contribution at Holobiont 2: The Second International Conference on Holobionts, being held May 8-10, 2019 in Montréal. The PeerJ Award aims to support students and early career researchers as well as bring continued awareness to the benefits that open access and open communication have in keeping the scientific record open and available to all. This award includes a voucher for a free PeerJ publication (normally $1095.00 - upon acceptance through the peer review submission system) and an interview about the winner's current research on PeerJ site. Winner: Camille Huot.
Quebec Center for Biodiversity Science Awards for best poster and best presentation
The QCBS is a "Fonds de recherche du Québec - Nature et Technologies (FRQ-NT)" funded network that brings value-added to biodiversity research and creates opportunities for research breakthroughs by assembling a critical mass of researchers, structuring research activities along four key axes, and pooling access to high quality infrastructure. The QCBS is please for announce the QCBS awards at Holobiont 2: The Second International Conference on Holobionts, being held May 8-10, 2019 in Montréal. The best oral contribution by a student will receive a $500 prize and the best poster by a student will receive a $250 prize. Winners: Jessamyn Perlmutter (oral) and Vanessa Grenier (poster).
Travel awards from the "Groupement de Recherche Génomique Environnementale (for PhD students and post-docs working in France)
Le GDR Génomique environnementale (http://gdr3692.wixsite.com/gdrge) propose 3 bourses pour soutenir la mission de doctorants et post-doctorants sous contrat dans un laboratoire français et proposant une communication à Holobiont2. Merci d'envoyer votre demande avant le 8 mars 2019 à denis.faure /at/ cnrs.fr en indiquant votre statut (doc/post-doc), votre laboratoire d'accueil et le résumé de votre communication."
Travel awards for students from underrepresented group and developing countries
Students and from underrespresented groups and from developing countries that are interested in the conference but have limited funding are invited to contact the organizers (firstname.lastname@example.org). Some funds are available to wave the registration fees.
Canadian Society for Microbiology (CSM) Awards for best poster and best presentation
The CSM seeks to advance microbiology in all its aspects and to facilitate the interchange of ideas between microbiologists. The CSM is please for announce the CSM awards at Holobiont 2: The Second International Conference on Holobionts, being held May 8-10, 2019 in Montréal. The best oral contribution by a student will receive a $500 prize and the best poster by a student will receive a $500 prize. Winners: Megan Hahn (oral) and Jean-Baptiste Leducq (poster).