SPM’11 – Best Poster Prize

SPM’11 – Best Poster Prize is attributed by The Portuguese Society for Microbiology and sponsored by The American Society for Microbiology.

The prize awards the best poster contribution on Microbiology Research in MICROBIOTEC’11, presented by a young scientist – Graduate student, PhD student or Postdoctoral fellow. The presenting author should be up to 35 years old at the starting date of MICROBIOTEC’11.

The awarded poster is nominated among the posters submitted on Microbiology Research.

The prize consists of a ASM membership, $200 toward an ASM Book or Online Journal, a certificate, and recognition on the ASM Best Poster Prize website  as well as of 400 € from AlfaGene.

Evaluation criteria and parameters

Abstract (10%)

  • Abstract impact
  • Abstract/poster relationship

Presentation (40%)

  • Poster design
  • Author performance in the discussion

Scientific Relevance (50%)

  • Raised questions
  • Hypothesis
  • Methodological aproaches
  • Results
  • Interpretation of results
  • Conclusions
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