CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Proteintech, the benchmark in antibodies, today announced a partnership with Cell Press to offer two $1,000 travel grant awards to the 2015 Society for Neuroscience annual meeting, the world’s largest meeting on the brain. SfN will feature the latest research discoveries in neuroscience research. Neuroscience 2015 will be held October 17-21 in Chicago.
The travel award is open to any neuroscientist planning to attend the SfN 2015 meeting; however, all entrants must be based at a university or research institution. Scientists from private companies are not eligible. To apply for the award, applicants need only to submit a summary of current research or a copy of their abstract being presented at SfN through the official contest website . A selection panel composed of editors from Neuron and Cell will make the award selection based on originality, intrigue and impact to the neuroscience community. The deadline to enter is August 31, 2015, and the winners will be announced on the Neuron website as well as in Proteintech’s e-newsletter on September 16, 2015. All embargos and confidentiality polices set by SfN on new research will be respected. The scholarship money can be used to cover event registration fees, airfare and accommodations.
According to event organizers, the annual Society for Neuroscience meeting brings together more than 30,000 neuroscience researchers, clinicians, and advocates from around the world to share the latest developments in brain research and to hear from leaders in the field. The annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience will feature more than 15,000 presentations on brain function, health, and disease, covering topics such as traumatic brain injury, addiction, technology, and aging, among others.
To apply for the Proteintech travel grant award for Neuroscience 2015, or for more information including official rules and terms & conditions, please visit: http://unbouncepages.com/sfn_travel_grant_competition/
About Proteintech Group
Proteintech is the benchmark for manufacturing original antibodies. With an emphasis on developing antibodies from whole proteins, Proteintech provides researchers with unmatched reliability and reproducibility. Founded by scientists in 2001 after their continued frustration with failed experiments due to low-grade antibodies, Proteintech is on a path to foster better science by producing the highest quality antibodies for every known human protein. For more information, please visit www.ptglab.com
The flagship journal of Cell Press, Cell is a bimonthly journal that publishes findings of unusual significance in any area of experimental biology, including but not limited to cell biology, molecular biology, neuroscience, immunology, virology and microbiology, cancer, human genetics, systems biology, signaling, and disease mechanisms and therapeutics. For more information, please visit http://www.cell.com/cell.
Published by Cell Press, Neuron is a bimonthly journal that has established itself as one of the most influential and relied upon journals in the field of neuroscience and one of the premier intellectual forums of the neuroscience community. It publishes interdisciplinary articles that integrate biophysical, cellular, developmental, and molecular approaches with a systems approach to sensory, motor, and higher-order cognitive functions. For more information, please visit http://www.cell.com/neuron.