Announcing the Winners of the 2021 Regeneron New Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research (formerly the Milstein Young Investigator Awards)

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2022 Regeneron New Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research (formerly the Milstein Young Investigator Awards)

Nominations/Applications

Regeneron New Investigator Awards (formerly the Milstein Young Investigator Awards) at Cytokines 2022 Hybrid Meeting – The 10th Annual Meeting of the International Cytokine & Interferon Society: Cytokine Ohana: Bridging Physiological Systems, 20-23 September 2022 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, Big Island, Hawaii, USA

Description: Regeneron New Investigator Awards ICIS members who will attend the upcoming annual conference and who have received a Ph.D or M.D. within the previous 10 years are eligible, but may be extended by 1 year due to parental leave (per child).  Up to FOUR awards will be granted to individuals who have made notable contributions to either basic or clinical research. ICIS members must be nominated by other eligible members for these Awards or can self-apply, but must include a letter(s) of nomination from their mentor(s). All Awardees will be invited for an Oral presentation during the Meeting.

Award: $5,000 and an ICIS plaque provided by ICIS. Funds provided through a generous contribution from Regeneron. These awards do not include registration fees or travel to the Annual Meeting.

Eligibility & Submission Guidelines for all of the  ICIS Young Investigator Awards

Nominations and Applications for Young Investigator Awards must include the following:

  • An abbreviated CV (max. 1-3 pages) together with a letter of recommendation detailing the accomplishments of the nominee (including confirmation of eligibility) should be uploaded as a combined PDF document.
  • No proprietary or confidential information can be included in the application.
  • Submission Deadline: 5 April 2022 All the Young Investigator Awards:

Winners of the 2022 Young Investigators Awards will be required to register for Cytokines 2022 and submit an abstract by 1 May 2022 (information will be provided in the acceptance letter). All ICIS Young Investigator Award winners will be invited to make an oral presentation in the program.

Rising Stars of Cytokine Biology:

Rebecca C. Coll, PhD, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Rebecca C. Coll, PhD, Queen’s University Belfast, UK
Regeneron New Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research (formerly the Milstein Young Investigator Awards)
Keke Celeste Fairfax, PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Keke Celeste Fairfax, PhD, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, USA
Fiachra Humphries, PhD, UMASS Medical School, Worcester, USA
Fiachra Humphries, PhD, UMASS Medical School, Worcester, USA
Shruti Naik, PhD, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
Shruti Naik, PhD, NYU School of Medicine, New York, USA
Jakob von Moltke, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Jakob von Moltke, PhD, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
International Cytokine & Interferon Society Session – Rising Stars of Cytokine Biology, Co-Chairs: Sarah L. Gaffen, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, USA & Snehlata Kumari, The University of Queensland Diamantina Institute, Australia – AAI Guest Symposium AAI 2022. Click image for more details.
Young Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research

Regeneron New Investigator Awards for Excellence in Cytokine & Interferon Research (formerly the Milstein Young Investigator Awards)

Description: ICIS members who will attend the upcoming annual conference and who have received a Ph.D or M.D. within the previous 10 years are eligible, but may be extended by 1 year due to parental leave (per child). Every year up to FOUR awards are granted to individuals who have made notable contributions to either basic or clinical research. ICIS members may apply themselves or nominate other eligible members for these Regeneron New Investigator Awards,  All Awardees will be invited for an Oral presentation during the Meeting.
Award: $5,000 provided by Regeneron.

These awards replace the former Milstein Young Investigator Awards.

Previous Milstein Young Investigator Award Winners

Looking back at ICIS 2019 Award Winners!

2019 Award Winners: Milstein Award Winners, BioLegend William E. Paul Award Winner, Honorary Lifetime Membership Award, Distinguished Services Award and all Young Investigator Award Winners, Awards Session Sunday, 20 October in Vienna