Call for Nominations

SIAG/Life Sciences Early Career Prize


The nomination period for this prize is closed. Please write to [email protected] if you have any questions.

The SIAG/LS Early Career Prize is awarded every two years to one individual in their early career, in the field of mathematics applied to the life sciences, for distinguished contributions to the field in the three (3) calendar years prior to the award year.

Eligibility Criteria:

The candidate’s work must be a significant research contribution to biomathematics. One key paper must be cited as evidence of the contribution, though a body of papers may be discussed in the nomination.

The qualifying key paper must have been published in English in a peer-reviewed journal or conference proceedings in the three (3) calendar years preceding the award year. The key paper must have been published no more than three (3) calendar years later than the year the candidate received their PhD.

For the 2018 award, the paper must have been published between the dates of January 1, 2015 – December 31, 2017. The candidate must have been awarded their PhD no earlier than 2012 or be a current graduate student.

Nomination Deadline:

October 15, 2017 - Closed for Nominations

Required Materials:

Selection Committee:

Paul Atzberger (Chair), UC Santa Barbara
Nathan A. Baker, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
Casey Diekman, New Jersey Institute of Technology
Maria D’Orsogna, California State University Northridge
Laura A. Miller, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Contact [email protected] with questions regarding nomination procedure.

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