Congratulations to our winners!
To make science accessible, clear, concise communication is essential. The Antibody Society thus offers our student and post-doctoral fellow members a chance to grow this skill through a Science Writing Competition. Entrants submitted essays of 1200 – 1500 words on a topic related to antibody research that were evaluated by our panel of judges. The winning essays can be accessed via the links below.
In 2023, 0ur two winners were:
Essay title: On the Origins of Antibodies: Natural and Man-made
Essay title: Antibodies, those party poopers
In 2022, 0ur two winners were:
Essay title: Antibody Discovery’s Diversity Problem
Essay title: Immunity in a Deck of Cards
In 2021, 0ur two winners were:
Dr. Monica Fernández-Quintero, University of Innsbruck, Austria
Matthew Thomas, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
In 2021, we also selected one entrant for honorable mention, in recognition of their creative writing and bold use of a literary style:
Dr. Finn Wolfreys, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
Essay title: A Short Biography of Antibodies
Their essays can be accessed via the links above.