SFB Postdoctoral Recognition Award (SFB-PRA)

The goal of the SFB-PRA is to recognize excellence in future leaders of biomaterials and provide a platform to present their work to faculty and potential recruiters. Finalists will present at the PRA competition and the award recipients will be selected upon the quality and presentation of their work.

Date: Friday, April 29th, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Format: 8 min oral presentation (+2 min Q&A)

Cash Awards:

  • 1st place $250
  • 2nd place $200
  • 3rd place $150

+ certificate of recognition for all finalists

Faculty Committee (tentative):

Milica Radisic, University of Toronto

Ankur Singh, GeorgiaTech

Mike Mitchell, UPenn

Registration: Submit your abstract (max. 1 page) and current CV here: https://forms.gle/hiJecypJtZgN8YK78

Deadline is Sunday, March 13th.


*Candidates must be a current postdoctoral trainee at a university or research institute in the United States and member of the SFB. Candidates must be first and presenting author on their abstract and submit a current CV including major accomplishments, leadership roles, and activities, outreach and service, etc.).

For any questions, please contact Claudia Loebel (loebelcl@umich.edu) or Marian Ackun-Farmmer (mackunfa@umd.edu). 


We thank the Royal Society of Chemistry for
sponsoring this event!