The sdy prize is the best and most comprehensive awards program for the field of immunology. The award honors a person, group or institution that has made the most notable and important advances in one or more of the following areas: Vaccinology; Immunotherapeutics; Immunogenetics; Cellular and Molecular Immunology; and Cellular Functions and Mechanisms.
The most prestigious and coveted award is the sdy medal, which is awarded to a distinguished scientist for achieving the most significant scientific advancement. The medal is given to a recipient who has devoted the most time, effort, and resources to a single scientific advance which has had a significant impact on the progress of immunology.
A small number of the most coveted award recipients are selected by an independent panel of experts and presented at the Immunologist 2020 expo in New York City in May. The award consists of a plaque, a framed certificate and a cash prize.
Most finalists will receive a gift basket of immunology tidbits and an invitation to participate in a day-long tour and reception at the conference. These are a fantastic opportunity to network with other immunologists and learn about the latest research and advancements in the field of immunology from some of the top researchers in the world.
There are a limited number of spots available and the deadline to submit is March 31, 2019. The sdy award committee is made up of a selection committee, composed of representatives from each of the following: American Institute of Immunology, the International Society for Immunology, the Society of Experimental Biology and Medicine, the Society for Pediatric Neurology and Neurosurgery, and the American Academy of Microbiology.