Biogenex Award for Standardization in Immunohistochemistry
Sponsored by: Biogenex Award Amount: Biogenex sponsors this award with a $1000 grant. This award will be presented each year that a nominee/applicant has been selected. The award recipient will be recognized at the awards banquet during the annual NSH Symposium/ Convention.
Award Criteria: Because of the technological revolution, it becomes imperative that laboratory procedures become standardized to achieve highly reproducible results with increased efficiencies.
This award will be presented annually to a NSH member certified in histology, who has contributed to the advancement of histotechnology standardization in any facet of histopathology, to include but not limited to: antigen retrieval, microtomy, staining (automated or manual), i.e., H&E, special stains, immunohistochemistry or image analysis.
This may be demonstrated by:
Publication of research or abstract presentations before peers on standardization.
Workshops or teleconferences on histopathology standardization.
The Applicant must submit:
Proof of certification.
An up-to-date curriculum vitae.
Letters of support from colleagues, supervisor and/or pathologist.
Copies of all papers, abstracts or handouts used for the purpose stated above.
The Deadline for the 2012 Awards Nominatons/Application form is June 1, 2012. Once you complete the online application please mail all supporting documentation to: National Society for Histotechnology Awards Committee 10320 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 804 Columbia, MD 21044.
All supporting information must be postmarked by June 1, 2012 for consideration by the Awards Committee.
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the NSH Office, 443-535-4060 or the Award Committee Chair, Jean Mitchell, 608-263-9184.