Student Presentation Award
Starting from this annual meeting, Biophysical Society of Japan (BSJ) will confer Student Presentation Awards to excellent presentations delivered by students in the annual meetings of BSJ. Student members are strongly encouraged to apply for the new award.

1. Requirements for application
Student members of BSJ (including those in the process of membership application) who will give presentations at the annual BSJ meeting. Each applicant must be the first and presenting author of the presentation. Student members who apply for Early Career Award in Biophysics can also apply for Student Presentation Award based on the same presentation.

2. Application procedure
Download and complete the application form below. Convert the form to PDF format. When registering for the 2016 annual BSJ meeting, upload the application form (in PDF) via the abstract submission page. Only one application per one member is allowed. When applying for both the Early Career Award in Biophysics and Student Presentation Award, please select “Yes” on column 1-h of the application form and surely submit the application forms for the both awards. If an applicant who applied for the both awards is selected as an invited speaker of the Early Career Award in Biophysics Candidate Presentation Symposium, he/she will be automatically eliminated from the list of applicants for Student Presentation Award.

【Application form for Student Presentation Award】
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3. Screening processes
1) When the number of applicants for the award is large, the first screening will be carried out on the basis of the submitted application forms. The candidates selected at this stage will be invited to give Flash Talks at the annual meeting. The result of the first screening will be released on the meeting website at the beginning of September 2016.
2) The selected candidates will give 1-2 min Flash Talks in English on the first day of the annual meeting.
3) The second screening will be carried out on the basis of the Flash Talk and the Poster presentation.

The first and second screenings will be carried out by the selection committee for Student Presentation Award. The number of the awardees of the Student Presentation Award is approximately 30 % of the initial applications.

4.Announcement of awardee
Names of the awardees will be released on the website after the annual meeting. The award certificate will be sent to the awardees.

5.Application period
June 20 (Mon) - July 20 (Wed), 2016. closed
If the registration deadline for the annual meeting is extended, the application period of the award will be similarly extended.