In order to reward the work of its youngest members, the SEBBM annually announces the following research prizes:
ZOOM ROOM 4
Wednesday, July 21st 16:30-17:00 h.
José Tormo Award (sponsored by Bruker)
J. Rafael Ciges-Tomás. Instituto de Biomedicina de Valencia-CSIC. “Molecular basis of PICI spreading in nature by the action of a polygamous repressor”.
Bruker Española offers a prize of 1,000€ to a young SEBBM member, with a maximum of fifteen years since Doctoral Thesis Defence, first author of a paper published during the biennium 2020-2021in any of the disciplines included in structural biology. The candidate laboratory must be located in Spain or Portugal. The winning candidate will deliver a 15 minute lecture during the SEBBM Congress 2021.
VIRTUAL ROOM 1
Thursday, July 22nd 12:00-12:30 h.
Young Investigator Award (sponsored by IBUB)
The Institute of Biomedicine of the University of Barcelona (IBUB) recognizes with 2,500€ the scientific work carried out in Spain by a SEBBM member with a maximum of twelve years since Doctoral Thesis Defence The winning candidate will deliver a lecture during the SEBBM Congress 2021.
Maria Dolores Sanchez-Niño. Universidad Autónoma de Madrid. “Targeting MAP3Ks to treat kidney disease”
UCM-SEBBM Prof. María Teresa Miras Award to the young SEBBM member’s Best Article (sponsored by UCM)
The Complutense University of Madrid (UCM) offers a first prize of 1,000€ and two second prizes of 500€ to the best scientific article published in 2020-2021 by a young member of the SEBBM working in Spain. Candidates must be the first author of the article with a maximum of ten years since Doctoral Thesis Defence The winning candidate will deliver a lecture during the SEBBM Congress 2021.
Pablo Hernansanz Agustín. Centro Nacional de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares Carlos III (CNIC), Madrid.
(First Prize). “Na+ controls hypoxic redox signalling through the mitochondrial respiratory chain”.
Ana Victoria Lechuga. CNIC, Madrid.
Elisa Lozano Esteban. IBSAL, Universidad de Salamanca.
“Best Scientific Image of the Year” Award (sponsored by CerTest Biotec)
The «Best Scientific Image of the Year» will be chosen from the images published every month in the “Science Art Gallery” section of the SEBBM´s website. The winner must be a SEBBM member and be registered in the Barcelona 2021 Congress. The award consists of a first prize of 600€and a 300€ second prize. Prizes will be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress 2021.
Margarita Lorenzo Award (sponsored by Lilly Foundation)
The SEBBM and the Lilly Foundation offer the Margarita Lorenzo Scientific Prize of 2,000€, in memory of Dr. Margarita Lorenzo, whose work of international prestige in the field of metabolism and insulin signaling is considered an example to be followed by the new generations of Spanish biochemists and molecular biologists. The award will recognize the best work presented in the thematic field of «Diabetes, obesity and metabolic regulation» at the SEBBM Congress by young members with a maximum of fifteen years since Doctoral Thesis Defence. The prize will be awarded by the president of the SEBBM and a representative of the Lilly Foundation in a plenary session of the SEBBM Congress 2021, where the winner will deliver a 25-minute lecture.
Leticia Herrera-Melle. CNIC, Madrid. (First Prize). “Muscle p38 MAPKs: novel targets for the regulation of inter-organ communication in obesity and type 2 diabetes”
Marina Martín-Taboada. Universidad Rey Juan Carlos, Madrid. (Accesit) “Understanding the role of circulating levels of adipose tissue-derived molecules in the renal dysfunction of obese patients”
Social Network Award
The SEBBM offers two prizes of 200€ to the authors of the posters (SEBBM members, with a maximum of six years since Doctoral Thesis Defence) that achieve the highest impact in social networks during the celebration of the SEBBM Congress 2021. It will be an essential requirement to use the Congress hashtag (#SEBBM21) to quantify this impact. The Social Network Prize will be awarded at the Closure and Award Ceremony of the SEBBM Congress 2021.
FEBS Letters Poster Prize
A Poster Prize of 200€, kindly supported by FEBS Letters, will be awarded to PhD students or early-stage post-docs, with a maximum of ten years since Doctoral Thesis Defence, presenting unpublished work that fits within the scope of FEBS Letters – basic research studies that are novel, advance knowledge, and provide mechanistic insights.
SEBBM Poster Prize
Three Poster Prizes of 200€, and 2 second prizes of 100 €, kindly supported by SEBBM and the 43rd Congress SEBBM, will be awarded to PhD students or early-stage post-docs, with a maximum of six years since Doctoral Thesis Defence, presenting unpublished work regarding basic research studies that are novel, advance knowledge, and provide mechanistic insights.