ICO Young researcher Award 2018 – Call for applications

The International Carbohydrate Organization invites applications for the ICO Young Researcher Award. This award was established in 2012 to encourage carbohydrate research by young investigators and shall be given to a researcher working on a project focused on any aspect of glycochemistry and/or glycobiology. The recipient of this award will be invited to present his/her work orally at the 29th International Carbohydrate Symposium in Lisbon, Portugal, July 15‐19, 2018. The award covers registration and accommodation expenses.

Conditions for award eligibility

The award can be given to a fulltime graduate student or researcher who is 35 years old or younger as of July 15, 2018, and working within the first 7 years after Ph.D. completion.

Application details

To apply for the award, nominators should provide a one page cover letter, an abstract of one page describing the candidate’s work, and a complete CV of no more than 3 pages (all 12 point font), including date of birth and date of granting of PhD.

Please send nominations as a single PDF file to:

Prof Spencer Williams (sjwill@unimelb.edu.au)

Secretary, International Carbohydrate Organization

Deadline: Thursday 1 March 2018.

ICO Young Researcher Award_2018-Call