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NIH Record - 75th Anniversary - National Institutes of Health

Annual Salzman Award Applications Due Sept. 30

Dr. Salzman portrait

The annual awards pay tribute to Dr. Norman P. Salzman, his 40-year career in virology research and his accomplishments in mentoring young scientists.

The Salzman organizing committee, the Foundation for the National Institutes of Health and the NIH virology interest group announce the 23rd Annual Norman P. Salzman Memorial Awards in Basic and Clinical Virology for young investigators. The awards have been established to recognize outstanding research in the field of basic and/or clinical virology at NIH, FDA, Ft. Detrick Laboratories, LEIDOS, USDA or the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences. Awards honor the 40-year career of Salzman in virology research and his accomplishments in mentoring of young scientists.

Two awards will be given: one to a postdoctoral fellow and one to a graduate student/postbaccalaureate trainee. The winning postdoctoral fellow receives a plaque and $2,500. The winning graduate student/postbaccalaureate trainee receives a plaque and $1,000. Mentors of awardees will receive plaques. 

Winners will give talks during the 23rd Annual Norman P. Salzman Memorial Symposium in Basic and Clinical Virology being held virtually in November.

Applications for the award are due by Thursday, Sept. 30. Find forms and details at https://fnih.org/salzmansymposium. Applications must be submitted by email to SalzmanSymposium@mail.nih.gov

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