AAVLD AWARD OPPORTUNITIES

Trainee Travel Awards l Pathology Awards l Bacteriology Awards l Virology Awards l JVDI Awards

 

AAVLD General Award Opportunities

AAVLD Trainee Travel Awards Trainees in a Master's, PhD or residency program enrolled in all disciplines in veterinary diagnostic medicine, including epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology, are encouraged to apply. 

The $1,750 travel awards are intended to help defray the cost of travel and lodging to attend the AAVLD meeting. The Trainee Travel Awards are funded by the AAVLD Foundation and are intended to fulfill the recruitment and education mission of the AAVLD Foundation by encouraging trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline, developing trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational) and promoting networking of trainees with veterinary laboratory diagnosticians.  NOTE:  Some travel awards are funded or co-funded by individual AAVLD Committees.   The AAVLD Pathology Committee is contributing $500 each to three of the top pathology related abstracts submitted. 

 

AAVLD Laboratory Staff Travel Awards Veterinary diagnostic laboratory staff in any discipline, including epidemiology, immunology, microbiology (bacteriology, food safety, mycology and virology), molecular diagnostics, parasitology, pathology and toxicology, are encouraged to apply.

The $1,750 travel awards are intended to help defray the cost of travel and lodging to attend the AAVLD Annual Meeting. The Laboratory Staff Travel Awards are funded by the AAVLD Foundation. Laboratory staff travel awards to the AAVLD Annual Meeting are intended to encourage laboratory staff excellence in their diagnostic discipline, promote networking of veterinary laboratorians and encourage participation in AAVLD committees.

 

AAVLD/ACVM Dr. David Bemis Microbiology Trainee Travel Award (oral or poster presentation): This $1,750 travel award will go to a graduate student or microbiology resident trainee submitting an abstract to the annual meeting on the subject of clinical microbiology and/or antimicrobial resistance.  This is a competitive award and the winner will be determined based upon the quality of the abstract

  

AAVLD Best Graduate Student Presentation Awards (oral and poster presentations): The AAVLD encourages trainees in all disciplines of veterinary diagnostic medicine to compete for the best oral and best poster presentation awards. The purpose of the awards is to encourage trainee excellence in their diagnostic discipline and to develop trainee presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational).

Two winners will be selected, and the awards given during the AAVLD Annual Meeting, one for best oral presentation and one for best poster presentation. The recipient of each award will receive a $1000 cash prize. The AAVLD Awards Committee will select the awardees and they will be announced during the joint AAVLD/USAHA President's Reception and Dinner during the annual meeting.

  

AAVLD Laboratory Staff Presentation Award (oral or poster presentations): The AAVLD encourages lab staff in all disciplines of veterinary diagnostic medicine to apply. The purpose of the awards is to encourage laboratory staff excellence in their diagnostic discipline and to develop presentation skills (verbal, written, organizational).

One award will be selected and given for best presentation (oral or poster) during the AAVLD Annual Meeting. The recipient will receive a $500 cash prize. The AAVLD Awards Committee will select the awardee and they will be announced during the joint AAVLD/USAHA President's Reception and Dinner during the annual meeting.

 

AAVLD Pathology Award Opportunities

Travel and Awards

 

The AAVLD / USAHA meeting is a remarkable opportunity for trainees interested in diagnostic pathology to learn and develop professional networks that will be helpful throughout their career.

Trainees are encouraged to attend and present scientific papers, case presentations and posters. Competitive travel awards of $1,500.00 are awarded to trainees who present scientific papers at the meeting. Pathology residents and graduate students will be eligible to compete for the 2020 Diagnostic Pathology Slide Seminar Awards. These awards ( $300, $200 and $ 100 for first, second and third prizes, respectively) will be presented for the three best student case presentation. In addition, the Pathology Committee sponsors the AAVLD/ACVP Award for the best pathology scientific paper and the recipient is provided $1,000.00 to present the winning presentation at the 2021 ACVP meeting.

 

Reasons to Attend 

 

1. You are an anatomic pathology trainee

2. Prepare for the American College of Veterinary Pathology certification examination.

3. Mock Exam is free with Annual Meeting Registration.

4. Develop professional networks.

 

AAVLD Pathology Conference Events

Friday October 16, 8:00 am -5:50 pm CL Davis Symposium

Saturday October 17, 8:00 -11:30 am AAVLD Plenary Session

  • 1:00-3:00 pm Pathology Scientific Session
  • 3:30-5:45 pm Diagnostic Pathology

Slide Seminar

6:00-8:30 pm Gross Pathology Mock Examination

Sunday October 18, 7:45-12:00 pm Pathology Scientific

Session

12:30-2:00 pm Pathology Committee Meeting

2:00-5:00 pm Reptile and Amphibian

Pathology Symposium

Monday October 19, 8:00 am-12:00 pm USAHA/AAVLD (Joint Keynote Session)

 

AAVLD Bacteriology Award Opportunities

 

J. Lindsay Oaks Best Student Molecular Biology Presentation Award (oral or poster presentation): The AAVLD invites interested trainees to submit oral or poster presentations relating to molecular biology in veterinary diagnostics. This award for an amount up to $500 is given to the student delivering the best oral or poster presentation on a molecular biology topic at the AAVLD annual CE meeting. All molecular biology oral and poster trainee presenters are eligible.

 

Richard Walker Best Student Bacteriology Presentation Award (oral presentation):The AAVLD Bacteriology Committee invites interested trainees to submit an oral presentation relating to bacteriology in veterinary diagnostics. This competitive award is for an amount up to $500 and is given to the winning student delivering the best oral

presentation on a bacteriology topic at the AAVLD annual CE meeting. All bacteriology oral presentation trainee presenters are eligible.

 

Brenda Love Best Student Bacteriology Poster Award (poster presentations): The AAVLD invites interested trainees to submit poster presentations relating to bacteriology in veterinary diagnostics. This award for an amount up to $500 is given to the student delivering the best poster presentation on a bacteriology topic at the AAVLD annual CE meeting. All bacteriology poster trainee presenters are eligible to apply.

 

AAVLD Virology Award Opportunities

 

JVDI Award Opportunity

The Journal of Veterinary Diagnostic Investigation (JVDI) is the official journal of the AAVLD.  Each year, the awards committee selects two published manuscripts for awards in the following categories.  Application is not necessary; all published manuscripts are considered eligible.

 

 

Awards

 

Best JVDI Manuscript

Any full manuscript that has appeared in JVDI from the past July through the June issues.

 

Best JVDI Brief Communication

Any brief communication manuscript that has appeared in JVDI from the past July through the June issues.

 

Award of $250.00 check, AAVLD newsletter & article on the AAVLD website.

We encourage submission of manuscripts to the JVDI based on your oral and poster presentations at the annual meeting. Manuscripts accepted by the JVDI editor after scientific peer-review will be published as refereed journal articles. Guidelines for format and style of manuscripts are published in the journal and on the AAVLD website (www.aavld.org). Authors are encouraged to submit manuscripts to the editor for processing prior to the meeting if possible for timely publication.

 

Abstract Submission and Travel Award Application

Abstract Information Select here 

Submit Abstract and apply for Travel Award https://aavld2020.abstractcentral.com

 

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