2013AAVLD Graduate Students Oral Presentation and Poster Presentation Awards
The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) encourages trainees in all disciplines of veterinary diagnostic medicine to apply for Graduate Student Presentations Awards (oral and poster presentations). Veterinary diagnostic disciplines include epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology, and toxicology. The purpose of the awards is to encourage trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline and to develop trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational).
Two awards will be selected and given during the 2013 AAVLD Annual Meeting in San Diego, CA, one for best oral presentation and one for best poster presentation. The recipient or each award will receive a $500 cash prize. The AAVLD Awards Committee will select the awardees and awardees will be announced during the joint AAVLD/USAHA President’s Reception and Dinner during the annual meeting.
The AAVLD is soliciting applications for Trainee Travel Awards for the 2013 Annual AAVLD Meeting in San Diego, CA. Trainees in a Master’s, PhD or residency program enrolled in all disciplines in veterinary diagnostic medicine are encouraged to apply, including epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology, and toxicology.
The $1,500 travel awards are intended to help defray the cost of travel and lodging to attend the Annual AAVLD meeting. The Trainee Travel Awards are funded by the AAVLD Foundation, and are intended to fulfill the recruitment and education mission of the AAVLD Foundation by encouraging trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline, developing trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational), and promoting networking of trainees with veterinary laboratory diagnosticians. This year, funds are available for up to 10 travel awards.
The first step to apply for an AAVLD Trainee Travel Award is to submit an electronic abstract through the AAVLD electronic abstract submission website:
2013 AAVLD/ACVP Resident/Graduate Student Diagnostic Pathology Award
The American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD) and the American College of Veterinary Pathologists (ACVP) encourage trainees in veterinary pathology to participate in the annual meetings of both organizations. The AAVLD/ACVP Diagnostic Pathology Award for Resident/Graduate Students will be presented to graduate students and/or veterinary pathology residents for the best oral presentation in the field of veterinary pathology at the annual AAVLD meeting in Greensboro, NC. The purpose of the award money is to support travel of the award winner to the annual ACVP meeting of the following year and to present the award-winning presentation at the ACVP meeting. Please visit http://www.aavld.org/mc/page.do for meeting details.
The recipient will be awarded $1,000 from the AAVLD pathology committee to help defray travel and lodging costs associated with attending the ACVP annual meeting of the following year. The award winner must present the award-winning presentation at the ACVP meeting of the following year in order to receive the award. The award money will be given to award winner following submission of the abstract to the ACVP meeting.
The recipient will also be granted a waiver for the ACVP meeting registration fee.