The next Science Writing Competition for
Student & Post-doc members opens March 1, 2024
In the meantime, you can read the winning essays 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. You will hone your ability to research a topic, synthesize knowledge, and express yourself in a coherent and persuasive manner by participating in this 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
Winners receive broad exposure of their work, a $400 cash prize, and the option of a free registration to:
1) Schrödinger’s online course, Introduction to Computational Antibody Engineering; or
2) virtual Antibody Engineering & Therapeutics.
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 30 submissions will be considered for the competition. Please include your contact details and whether you are a student or post-doc in your email.
Essay submission deadline: May 15, 2024
Entry is limited to The Antibody Society student and post-doc members.
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View winning essays from previous Science Writing Competitions here
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.