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Palkinto – Paras Immunologian alan väitöskirja

Suomen Immunologiayhdistys jakaa joka toinen vuosi palkinnon parhaalle immunologian alan väitöskirjalle Suomessa.

Vuosien 2017-2018 palkinnon vastaanotti FT Kristiina Santalahti väitöskirjallaan

Vascular adhesion protein-1, its ligands and role in cardiovascular disease prediction”.

Vuosien 2019-2020 väitöskirjapalkinto on nyt haettavissa!

The Finnish Society for Immunology invites applications for the best PhD Thesis in Immunology Award!


The award will highlight innovative and high quality research by talented early career researchers and the impact of immunology research conducted in Finland. The award is 1000 € and will be presented on September 9th, 2021 in a virtual event.


Who is eligible to apply:


All PhDs who received their degree in the field of immunology (ranging from basic research to clinical applications) in Finland in 2019-2020 are encouraged to apply. The next call will cover years 2021-2022. The deadline for applications is April 30th, 2021.


Please note, that in order to be eligible to apply the candidate needs to be member of Finnish Society for Immunology. In order to join the Finnish Society for Immunology, fill in the application form here


How to apply:


Please include in your application a motivation letter (max. 2 pages, including a short summary of the PhD thesis and justification why it should be awarded, a pdf copy of the thesis, your CV and a list of publications. Kindly email your application as one pdf file to Anne Lahdenperä (ankahy[at]utu.fi) with                         title “PhD Thesis Award”.


Please contact Anne Lahdenperä (anne.lahdenpera[at]utu.fi), Tapio Lönnberg (tapio.lonnberg[at]immunologiayhdistys.fi) or Riitta Lahesmaa (riitta.lahesmaa[at]utu.fi) for further details.