The Society of Systematic Biologists announces the award competition for The Ernst Mayr Award given to the presenter of the outstanding student paper in the field of systematics at the annual meetings o the Society of Systematic Biologists. The award consists of $1000 and a set of available back issues of Systematic Biology.
Members of the Society who are students or have completed their Ph.D. within the last 15 months are eligible. Applicants may be from any country, but must be members of SSB, and are advised to join the Society as soon as possible to be considered (to join go to: http://systbio.org/?q=node. Previous Mayr award winners are not eligible.
Applicants should 1) submit their titles for the SSB Meeting in Minneapolis, Minnesota and indicate at the time of submission that their talk is a potential competitor for the SSB Ernst Mayr Award; 2) submit a 400-word abstract of their talk to the SSB awards committee.
Pleas see the SSB website for more details on submission
Application deadline is 1 April 2008 (same deadline for title submissions for the conference).