POSTER AWARDS

A number of awards will be granted to the best posters presented at the conference. All young scientists aged 35 year or less (on 31st. December of that year) submitting a poster at the ACBI National conference will be considered for the Poster Award Competition. No applications are required to be submitted.

[1] NIMS AWARD FOR BEST POSTER

The award was instituted in 1994 by a donation of Rs. 10,000/ by the Organising Secretary of XIX Annual Conference of ACBI, Dr. T. Malati, Professor and Head of the Dept. of Biochemistry, Nizam's Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS), Hyderabad. As per the resolution of the General Body passed in December 2011, Gwalior, this was further supplemented by a donation of Rs. 50,000 from the ACBI Corpus fund.

There are 2 awards - One award is for the best poster in the field of Cancer and another in Non-Cancer field. There is no application required to win this award. All posters shall be evaluated by a panel of judges drawn from the delegates, who have been selected by the President in consultation with the Organising secretary. The award shall be presented during the Valedictory function of the conference.

[2] Dr. P. Usha Sarma Best Poster Award in Genomic Proteonomic sciences – Clinical Application

The award was instituted in 2013 by a donation of Rs. 50,000/ by Dr. P. Usha Sarma, Retired Professor and Head of the Dept. of Biochemistry, Dr. B. R. Ambedkar Institute of Genomic Research, New Delhi. There will be one award to the Best poster in the field of Genomic Proteonomic Sciences – Clinical application during the ACBI Annual Conference.

[3] POSTER AWARDS FROM ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Organizing Committee shall also announce 5 or more awards for excellent posters and the process of selection will be the same by the same judges of the NIMS Award. There is no application required to win this award.

Thus Poster awards fall in following categories:-
(1) Cancer – 1
(2) Non-cancer – 1
(3) Genomic Proteonomic Sciences – Clinical Application
(4) In case no award is given for Oral presentation of
(a) P. S. Murthy Award for
(i) Infectious diseases
(ii) Development of drugs from plant sources
(b) MGIMS Award for papers on Tropical diseases. Posters on these topics will by considered for those awards
(5) Organizing committee award for visually excellent Posters.