Awards

Call for 2018 SGRF Excellence in Science Award

The SciGenom Research Foundation (SGRF) is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to promote science in India through research and education. It conducts its own research activities in multiple areas that are not typically well funded by the Government or private sector. The foundation is also committed to create forums of scientific exchange and education by organizing high content scientific conferences, seminars and workshops primarily in India and Asia through "SciGenom Conferences", an educational arm of SGRF. To inspire and promote the next generation of scientists, SGRF further supports talented young students and researchers with fellowships and awards.

With an aim to recognize outstanding scientific contributions to basic and translational research, SGRF has instituted SGRF Excellence in Science Award to honour individual scientists or a team of scientists who have made fundamental and pioneering contributions to basic or translational research through a single discovery or a volume of work. Contributions could also be in the form of mentorship or leadership or life long commitment, which has had a long-lasting impact in research and education around the world and especially in developing countries.

The SGRF has instituted SGRF Excellence in Science Award will be conferred on successful scientists identified through nominations and assessment by a committee of peers. These awards will be presented during 2018 NGBT meeting. The awardee will receive a commemorative award and a laudation. The recipient is also expected to deliver a public keynote lecture on his/her work on this occasion.

Eligibility

Eligible candidates are scientists working in academia, industry or government that are involved in basic or translational research.

The focus areas for this call is basic and translational biology, genomics/genetics, big data and agricultural sciences.

Selection

Candidates for the award will be considered by an international selection committee comprising renowned scientists appointed by the executive board and the advisory panel members of SGRF. The recipient of the SGRF award could also nominate other deserving scientists for this award in subsequent years. The selection committee will consider all nominations and make a final recommendation to the executive committee of SGRF. All decisions of the executive committee are final. Nominations are to be forwarded to SGRF following each specific call.

Nomination Deadline: Aug 06th, 2018

A nomination letter describing the nominees accomplishments (not more than two pages) with selected references along with the nominee's full cv to be emailed to info@sgrf.org by Aug 06th, 2018.

More information can be found at: 2018 NGBT Conferences
Contact: Ms. Lakshmi V,
M: +91 9591 506 568,
E: info@sgrf.org

Call for 2017 SGRF Genomics Project Grant

The SciGenom Research Foundation (SGRF) is a not-for-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting science in India through research and education. It conducts its own research activities in multiple areas that are not typically well funded by the government or private sector. The foundation is also committed to creating forums of scientific exchange and education by organizing high content scientific conferences, seminars and workshops primarily in India and Asia through “SciGenom Conferences”, an educational arm of SGRF. To inspire and promote the next generation of scientists, SGRF further supports talented young students and researchers with fellowships and awards.

With an aim to recognize outstanding scientific contributions to basic and translational research, SGRF has instituted SGRF Excellence in Science Award to honour individual scientists or a team of scientists who have made fundamental and pioneering contributions to basic or translational research through a single discovery or a volume of work. Contributions could also be in the form of mentorship or leadership or lifelong commitment, which has had a long-lasting impact in research and education around the world and especially in developing countries.

The SGRF Excellence in Science Award will be conferred on successful scientists identified through nominations and assessment by a committee of peers. These awards will be presented during 2017 NGBT meeting. The awardee will receive a commemorative award and a laudation. The recipient is also expected to deliver a public keynote lecture on his/her work on this occasion.

Eligibility

Eligible candidates are scientists working in academia, industry or government that are involved in basic or translational research.

Selection

Candidates for the award will be considered by an international selection committee comprising renowned scientists appointed by the executive board and the advisory panel members of SGRF. The recipient of the SGRF award could also nominate other deserving scientists for this award in subsequent years. The selection committee will consider all nominations and make a final recommendation to the executive committee of SGRF. All decisions of the executive committee are final. Nominations are to be forwarded to SGRF following each specific call.