Accelerating the Implementation of Mass Spectrometry in the Clinical Lab

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MSACL 2020 US

Palm Springs, Mar 29 - Apr 2

Educational Grants

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UNITED STATES 2020

Help Us Reach Our Educational Support Goal of $40,000
Educational Grants supported in part by:
Brian Kelly, Danyel Tacker, Andy Hoofnagle, Brian Rappold, Russell Grant

Educational Grant Information

MSACL's mission is educational advancement in the area of clinical mass spectrometry. The Educational Grant program is intended to advance this directive. Overview

1. Only registration for short course and conference will be awarded.

2. If you have received support 2 or more times you are not eligible for support, unless you are performing a specific service, such as Scientific Committee, Ambassador, etc.

3. Applications that are marginal -- poorly prepared (spelling, syntax, punctuation, formatting error) without objective justification and detail -- will be rejected. Be concise with your application.

4. Make sure you apply to the the correct program – read the requirements carefully. If you don’t qualify – don’t apply.

5. If your grant requires a mentor's support email – make sure they submit the endorsement.


MSACL 2020 US

** APPLICATIONS ARE NOT OPEN**

Educational Grants support the conference attendance of non-commercial individuals who are generally early in their career and (1) have a strong potential for meaningful contribution, as determined by their submitted abstract and Grant application, or (2) are on track to lead a clinical laboratory and are interested in learning more about the pros and cons of mass spectrometry versus conventional methodologies.

Reimbursement is by PAYPAL Only.
If you are not able to accept reimbursement by PAYPAL, please do not apply.

Application Submission Deadline

Abstract (if required) Submission Deadline

Notification


1. Young Investigator Grant

Abstract Submission Required by -- FOR POSTER OR PODIUM.

This grant is for non-commercial individuals submitting abstracts on clinical mass spectrometry for either oral or poster presentations. Grants are targeted for the support of MD/residents/fellows, PhD students, post-docs, and young faculty members (fewer than 4 years since appointment).

This grant will cover:

  • Short Course Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks), AND/OR
  • Conference Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks).

This grant DOES NOT cover:

  • Lodging or Travel.


2. Trainee Grant

Abstract Submission NOT Required.

This grant is for non-commercial MD/Residents/Fellows, PhD students, Post-docs and young faculty members (fewer than 4 years since appointment) who are in training to direct a clinical Lab and are interested in acquiring a greater understanding of the value of mass spectrometry as a tool for use in the clinical laboratory setting.

This grant will cover:

  • Short Course Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks), AND/OR
  • Conference Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks).

This grant DOES NOT cover:

  • Lodging or Travel.


3. Lab Director Grant

Abstract Submission NOT Required.

This grant is for non-commercial Clinical Lab Directors who are aiming to get a better understanding of what mass spectrometry can do for their lab. The grant is targeted to those Lab Directors who have had minimal mass spec exposure, but all may apply.

This grant will cover:

  • Short Course Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks), AND/OR
  • Conference Registration (includes some meals and coffee breaks).

This grant DOES NOT cover:

  • Lodging or Travel.


Grant Requirements

Obligations of Grantees:

  • Attend a Short Course, to the best of your ability
  • Attend the conference through Thursday, or to the best of your ability.
  • Get to know the exhibitors and other attendees. They are here because you are here. And they want to meet you.

Application Process

MSACL 2020 US

** APPLICATION IS NOT OPEN**

Grant status notifications will be sent by, or near, via email.