Attention Student & Post-doc members:
A new Science Writing Competition will be announced soon!
View essays from the 2021 Science Writing Competition winners here
Clear, concise communication is essential to make your science accessible! The Antibody Society is offering you a chance to grow this skill through a Science Writing Competition.
We invite you to submit an essay of 1200 – 1500 words on a topic related to antibody research. Feel free to use an eye-catching self-generated high-resolution graphic (jpg format) to help make your main point. Relevant topics include, but are not limited to:
- Antibody engineering
- Antibody therapeutics
- Fc effector function and neutralization
- Bispecific antibodies
- Antibody-drug conjugates
- Adaptive immune receptor repertoires
The winning essays will be featured on The Antibody Society’s website, and winners will be offered an opportunity to give a short talk on their essay topic in a Society webcast. Winners will also receive free registration to one meeting we co-promote, as listed on our Upcoming Meetings page, or one of the following meetings that we organize:
- Emerging Immunotherapeutics for Ovarian Cancer (Sep 2021)
- Adaptive Immune Receptor Repertoire Community Meeting VI: Exploring New Frontiers (Dec 2021)
- Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics (Dec 2021)
Two winners (1 student, 1 post-doc) will be selected by our panel of judges based on the originality, creativity, clarity, and structure of their essays.
Send your essay to email@example.com as a Word document. The first 50 submissions will be considered for the competition. Please include your contact details and whether you are a student or post-doc in your email.
Next submission deadline: To be announced
Entry is limited to The Antibody Society student and post-doc members.
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Please note that all entrants must abide by the competition rules:
The Science Writing Competition is open only to Society student and postdoctoral members (membership is free).
Essays must be the original work of the entrant.
Essays should be no more than 1500 words.
Entries should be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org in Word format.
Entries submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
Essays that have won prizes in other competitions are not eligible.
By entering you grant permission for the essay be published on the Society’s website if you are selected as a winner.