TCS Annual Awards (2 No’s): Basic (1) & Clinical Sciences (1)

Application Deadline 15th Sept., 2021

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Applicant should be Indian citizen of less than 45 years as on 15th Sept., 2021.
  • Only one application per member will be accepted; earlier winners are not eligible to apply for the award.
  • The research work should have been carried out in India using flowcytometry as a significant experimental tool and published (or accepted for publication) in the preceding two years, i.e. from August 2019 to August, 2021.
  • Applicant should either be the first or the corresponding author of paper and should submit the agreement / NOC from his/her co-authors.
  • Applicant should be a member of The Cytometry Society with no pending dues. If you are not a member, you can become a member before applying for the award.
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Selection Procedure

  • A PDF file of the published paper (or final version of the accepted manuscript along with the proof of acceptance) should be submitted to by 15th Sept. 2021 Please mention ‘Application for TCS Annual Award-2021’ in the subject line of your email.
  • An acknowledgement will be emailed to the applicant along with a reference number for future correspondence.
  • Submitted applications will be screened for eligibility and quality by Award Nomination Committee.
  • The short listed papers will be sent for evaluation to the International Award Committee.
  • The papers will be evaluated not only for the likely impact of the results on clinical / basic research practice but also on novelty, relevance, design and execution of the flowcytometry experiments in answering the questions addressed in the study.
  • Winners of the Award will be finalized by 30th Sept., 2021. Decision of the Award Committee will be final.
  • The winners will be felicitated during the Annual TCS Meeting. (Awards page)

Terms and Conditions

  • The winners (first author/corresponding author) of the two TCS awards must make a formal presentation of the work at Annual meeting.
  • Each entrant agrees to abide by these ‘terms and conditions’ and the decisions of the Award Committee will be final.
  • TCS reserves the right to cancel, modify or suspend this, or any part of it, if any fraud, technical failures or any other factor impairs the paper submitted for award. It must be the own work of the applicant and its submission to the TCS Award must not infringe upon or violate any laws or any rights of other co-authors and parties including but not limited to, such violations as infringement or copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret or other proprietary or intellectual property right, defamation, violation of rights of privacy, publicity, personality or celebrity, or any contract right, or any other right of any individual, corporation or entity. Entrants must obtain all necessary permissions, licenses, clearances, releases, waivers of moral rights and other approvals from the co-authors and all copyright holders.
  • If awarded the awardees would agree to publicizing his/her name, the abstract of the paper and a brief description of the submitted paper on TCS web page.
  • First and corresponding authors will get 25% each of the cash award and the remaining 50% of the cash award to be divided equally amongst all authors.
  • All taxes, including income tax, are the sole responsibility of the winners.
  • These rules and regulations are subject to change without notice for any reason including, without limitation, if necessary to comply with any applicable laws or regulations.