Lasker Essay Contest 2017 is now open!

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[ 2017 Lasker Essay Contest 안내]

래스커 재단(The Lasker Foundation)에서 실시하는  2017 Lasker Essay Contest 를 안내하오니
대학원생 여러분의 많은 관심과 공모하시기 바랍니다.

Lasker Essay Contest는 젊은 과학자와 임상의와 함께 생물학과 의학의 커다란 문제와
오늘날 우리 사회에서 생물 의학 연구의 역할에 대해 토론하고,
중요한 의학적, 과학적 쟁점을 보다 많은 사람들에게 전하는 기술을 쌓는 것을 목표로 합니다.

■ Lasker Essay Contest Website:
■ Deadline to submit:  April 3. 2017

[ About the contest ]
The Lasker Essay Contest engages young scientists and clinicians in a discussion about the big questions in biology and medicine, and the role of biomedical research in our society today.
The contest aims to build skills in communicating important medical and scientific issues to broader audiences.

[ Eligibility ]
The contest is open to medical school students, interns, residents, and fellows; doctoral students and postdoctoral fellows in biomedical research; graduate students in public health programs; and graduate students in other health professions programs.
The 2017 Essay Contest is open to international applicants, including those from programs outside the U.S.

[ Prizes ]
First-place award is $10,000 and an expense-paid trip (economy class travel and one-night hotel stay) to New York to meet the 2017 Lasker Award winners (on September 15, 2017).
Second- and third-place prizes are $5000 and $2500, respectively.
All monetary prizes are to be used towards educational expenses.

[ Guidelines ]
Essays should be of 800 words or less and should be written in English.
The file containing the essay should include the essay title and the applicant's name, email, and institutional affiliation.
Figures and references are not required but one image (uploaded separately) and up to 10 references (included within the text body) may be submitted.
Specific examples from the world of biomedical research should be included in your essay to illustrate your ideas more effectively. Field-specific scientific jargon should be avoided or explained.