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BiOS 2021 Best Paper Awards

 • Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology Best Paper Award
 • Diseases in the Breast and Reproductive System Best Student Paper Award
 • Pascal Rol Award
 • Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems Best Student Paper Award
 • Seno Medical Best Paper Awards
 • JenLab Young Investigator Award
 • Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences Student Poster Session Awards
 • PicoQuant Young Investigator Award
 • Optical Diagnostics and Sensing XVII: Toward Point-of-Care Diagnostics Best Student Paper Awards
 • The High-Speed Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy Best Paper Awards
 • Prizmatix Young Investigator Award
 • Ocean Insight Young Investigator Award
 • Optical Biopsy Best Paper and Best Poster Awards

Best Paper Award
Therapeutics and Diagnostics in Urology (Conf. BO101)

Presentations and manuscripts will be judged based on scientific merit and potential clinical impact. Candidates for the award need to be the presenting author, a full-time student or resident in urology, must submit an extended technical summary (1~3 pages) of their best results at the time of Abstract submission, must present their papers at the conference (oral or poster), and must publish a full manuscript in the SPIE Proceedings. Cash awards will be delivered after the publication of the conference proceedings volume.

Award Sponsor:

ThorLabs


Best Student Paper Award
Multiscale Imaging and Spectroscopy (Conf. BO105)

A cash prize will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd prize best student papers. Presentations and manuscripts will be judged based on scientific merit, impact, and clarity. Candidates for the award need to be the presenting author, a full-time student, must have conducted the majority of the research presented in the paper, and must submit their manuscript by the deadline (January 2019).  To be considered, submit your abstract online, select “Yes” when asked if you are a full-time student, and select yourself as the speaker.

Award Sponsor:

ThorLabs


Pascal Rol Award 2020
Ophthalmic Technologies (Conf. BO107)

Outstanding extended abstracts submitted to the Ophthalmic Technologies conference will be nominated for the Pascal Rol Award for Best Paper in Ophthalmic Technologies. The award and prize will be presented after the last scientific session of the conference to recognize the best paper and presentation. The 2020 recipient of the Pascal Rol Award was Ayoub Lassoued and his colleagues from Indiana Univ. (USA) (see www.pascalrolfoundation.org).

Johnson&Johnson Vision


Best Student Paper Award
Microfluidics, BioMEMS, and Medical Microsystems (Conf. BO308)

We are pleased to announce that a cash prize will be awarded to the best student paper in this conference. Qualifying papers and presentations will be evaluated by the awards committee and the winner will be notified at the end of or after the meeting.

Award Sponsor:

Microfluidic ChipShop GmbH


Seno Medical Best Paper Awards
Photons Plus Ultrasound: Imaging and Sensing 2019 (Conf. BO402)

Seno Medical Instruments of San Antonio, Texas, will sponsor the “Best Paper Award” at this conference (Certificate of recognition to all coauthors and $3,000). To qualify for the Award, authors must submit an extended technical Summary (1-3 pages) of their best results at the time of Abstract submission, present their papers at the conference (oral or poster) and publish a full manuscript in the SPIE Proceedings. A special session will be organized at the conference dedicated to The Best Paper Award. A Certificate of The Best Paper will be presented at the Award Ceremony to be held as the last session of the Conference. Cash award will be delivered after the publication of the conference proceedings volume.

Award Sponsor:

Seno Medical (USA)


JenLab Young Investigator Award
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XIX (Conf. BO501)

We encourage graduate students, postdocs, and scientists or junior faculty who are not more than 32 years old to apply for the JenLab Young Investigator Award. To be eligible for this $2000 cash award, participants must:

  • be both the primary author and presenter of an accepted abstract for poster presentation
  • submit the proceedings paper by the due date, prior to the meeting, for review by the selection committee
  • self-nominate by entering "Jen Lab Young Investigator Award" as a keyword in the abstract.
  • qualified abstracts will be chosen for a 5-minute oral presentation
  • Selection of final two (winner and runner-up) is based on abstract, proceedings manuscript, and 5-minute oral presentation.
  • The winner will receive $1500 and the runner-up $500.

Submitted proceedings manuscripts may be resubmitted to the Journal of Biomedical Optics (please visit http://spie.org/jbo for details). Prize donated by JenLab GmbH, Germany.

Award Sponsor:

JenLab GmbH (Germany)


Student Poster Session Competition
Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences XIX (Conf. BO501)

Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows are welcome to participate in the poster session competition of the conference on Multiphoton Microscopy in the Biomedical Sciences. There is a cash award ($500/award) for the winner(s). The winner(s) will be informed in person or by email and must receive the award in person in the conference hall. Participants should follow the rules and regulations of SPIE for submission of their abstract and manuscript. Participants should also register their names for the competition with the Conference Chairs or Session Chairs during the first day of the conference. Submitted proceeding manuscripts are allowed for resubmission to the Journal of Biomedical Optics (please visit http://spie.org/jbo for details). Prize donated by the Conference Sponsors.


PicoQuant Young Investigator Award
Single Molecule Spectroscopy and Superresolution Imaging XII (Conf. BO503)

Young scientists (age 30 or below and not yet full faculty members) are encouraged to participate in this best paper competition, which offers a $1000 USD cash award. Participants must be both the primary author and presenter of an accepted abstract to be eligible. Please select "PicoQuant Young Investigator Award" as the last Topic in the abstract submission wizard in order to be considered. This award is sponsored by PicoQuant GmbH Berlin and presented Sunday afternoon.

Award Sponsor:

PicoQuant GmbH Berlin (Germany)


Best Paper Awards
High-Speed Biomedical Imaging and Spectroscopy IV (Conf. BO508)

We are pleased to announce that PiPhotonics, Hitachi High-Tech, and nac Image Technology will sponsor eight Best Presentation Awards for this Conference, with a total cash prize of $3000: two PiPhotonics Best Presentation Awards ($500 each), two Hitachi High-Tech Best Presentation Awards ($500 each), and two nac Image Technology Best Presentation Awards ($500 each). Participants must be both the primary author and presenter of an accepted abstract to be eligible. Qualifying presentations will be evaluated by the awards committee. The winners will be notified at the end of, or after, the meeting.

Award Sponsors:

PiPhotonics

NAC Image Technology logo

Teledyne SP Devices Logo


Prizmatix Young Investigator Awards
Nanoscale Imaging, Sensing, and Actuation for Biomedical Applications XVI (Conf. BO600)

Two $500 USD "Young Investigator Awards" sponsored by Prizmatix Ltd. will be awarded for notable contributions by young scientists presenting their work in this conference.

Award Sponsor:

Prizmatix Ltd.


Ocean Insight Young Investigator Award
Colloidal Nanocrystals for Biomedical Applications XIV (Conf. BO601)

The Ocean Insight Young Investigator Awards will be given for the best contributed papers presented by a leading author who is either a graduate student or has graduated within less than five years of the paper submission date. Two prizes will be awarded. The First Prize will consist of a $1,000 cash prize for the Young Investigator and $2,000 Ocean Insight equipment credit for the laboratory where the work was performed. The Second Prize will consist of a $500 cash prize for the Young Investigator and $1,000 Ocean Insight equipment credit for the laboratory where the work was performed. To be eligible, manuscripts of self-nominating authors must be received by the due date. Nominations should be sent to osinski@chtm.unm.edu and should include a brief CV of the leading author.

Award Sponsor:


Optical Biopsy Best Paper and Best Poster Award (Conf. BO306)

The Optical Biopsy Best Paper and Best Poster Awards will be given for the best work by a leading/presenting author. Two prizes will be awarded. The First Prize will consist of a $300.00 cash prize for Best Paper. The Second Prize will consist of a $300 cash prize for Best Poster. 

Important Dates

Abstracts Due
26 August 2020

Acceptance Notification
2 November 2020

Manuscripts Due
16 February 2021

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