IACR-2020 Essay Competition Winner

Ms. Tanaya Roychowdhury, Indian Institute of Chemical Biology, Kolkata.

The award will be presented during the Valedictory Function of IACR-2020, on February 7th, 2020.

IACR Award Category

Each year there will be competition at various levels (both oral and poster category). Visit IACR website to know more about this awards

Best Oral Presentation Award for Mid-Level Scientists

  • Shri Ramnath Jaju Award
  • Dr. V.B. Kamat Memorial Award

Best Oral Presentation Award for Students/Research Fellows

  • Smt. Mangala Bamane Award
  • Shiri Sitaram Joglekar Award

Best Poster Award for Mid-Level Scientist

  • RGCB-IACR Award

Best Poster Presentation Award for Students/Research Fellows

  • Shri. Rambhau Kulkarni Award
  • Shri. Rajnikant Baxi Award

IACR-2020 Essay Competition

The topic for the essay competition this year is "Cancer Research in India: Tasks and Priorities". This may be submitted to iacr2020@rgcb.res.in on or before December 15, 2019.

The qualifications for participating in the Essay competition are:

  • The entrants should not have completed 30 years of age by December 31, 2019.
  • They should not have submitted their PhD synopsis.

Word limit is 1500 words excluding references. Document should be typed in double space, with font size 12, "Times new roman". They should send a soft copy of the essay (pdf or doc) and age proof (pdf or doc) to the Secretary, IACR-2020 by December 15, 2019. at iacr2020@rgcb.res.in.

Guidelines for IACR award

The qualifications for the Award sessions for students and research fellows are the following:

  • Time allotted for presentation is 10 minutes [Including 2 minutes discussion].
  • They should not have completed 30 years of age by December 31, 2019
  • They should not have submitted their PhD synopsis.
  • In addition to sending their abstract and registration form to the organizers, the contestants should send a letter from the senior author stating that they have no objection with the study being presented at IACR-2020 and proof of age to the Secretary, IACR-2020 by December 15, 2019 at iacr2020@rgcb.res.in.

For Mid-level Scientist category:

  • Time allotted for presentation is 15 minutes [Including 2 minutes discussion].
  • Upper age limit will be 40 age by December 31, 2019.
  • In addition to sending their abstract and registration form to the organizers, the contestants should send a a letter from the senior author [If the presenting author is not the senior author] stating that they have no objection with the work being presented at IACR-2020 and proof of age to the Secretary, IACR-2020 by December 15, 2019 at iacr2020@rgcb.res.in.