ITSS Vos Lifetime Career Achievement Award in Immunotoxicology
This award will be presented to a Senior Investigator (at least 20 years since obtaining their highest degree) whose body of work represents an outstanding career in Immunotoxicology. The individual submitting the nomination should provide a letter discussing the impact of the nominees' work in advancing the field of Immunotoxicology. A curriculum vitae and bibliography should also be included. A supporting letter of recommendation from another investigator in the field can be also provided. Nominees are evaluated with respect to the following criteria:
- Contribution to the field of Immunotoxicology: depth and breadth of scientific contributions and significance of contributions for advancing the field. (weighted value = 50%)
- Major influence in the education/training/mentorship of young scientists in the field of Immunotoxicology including training in government, industry, or academia (weighted value = 20%)
- Leadership and service to the immunotoxicology field including involvement in the Specialty Section or other meetings/organizations related to Immunotoxicology (weighted value = 20%)
- Influence on regulatory and risk/safety assessment decisions related to Immunotoxicology (weighted value = 10%)
Final decisions will be made by the ITSS President, last three ITSS Past Presidents, the ITSS Vice President, and ITSS Vice President-Elect (Chaired by the President). An engraved plaque will be presented to the recipient of this award.
Presentation slides and a brief description of the awardee’s career accomplishments in the field of Immunotoxicology will be made by the nominator. Nominations of candidates who did not receive the award will be considered for two additional years unless the nomination is withdrawn by the sponsor.
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