REMINDER: applications for Julia Bodmer Award


Deadline: 15 March 2019

Applications are invited for the prestigious Julia Bodmer Award, to be delivered on Wednesday May 8, 2019 during the Opening Session at the 33rd EFI Conference in Lisbon, Portugal. The Julia Bodmer Award is given to a young scientist in recognition of their outstanding work within the Immunogenetics field. The Award also acknowledges the laboratory in which the scientist has performed their research. 

Any member of EFI can propose a candidate for the Julia Bodmer Award. The application must include the candidate's CV with a list of publications and a letter of support from the head of the candidate's laboratory. Candidates must be an EFI member (or become a member at the time of application) and be no more than 10 years past completion of their doctoral thesis is applicable; candidates who have not undertaken or completed a doctoral thesis are also eligible. 

All applications will be reviewed by the Scientific Committee who will make the final decision on who will receive the Award. In addition to the presentation at the Opening Ceremony of the EFI Conference, the Award winner will also be invited to contribute a dedicated 'Julia Bodmer Review' to HLA, the official journal of EFI. He/she will receive €1.000,- in addition to the expenses for registration, travel and lodging for attending the EFI Conference. 

Applications must be sent in writing to the EFI Secretary via Sandra van Hensbergen at the EFI Central Office ( before March 15, 2019.