Smith-White Travel Award
Spencer 'Spinny' Smith-White was a founding member of the Genetics Society of Australia. Spinny was a Professor of Genetics at School of Biological Sciences at Sydney University. His work was in the field of cytogenetics. Spinny was a strong supporter of the Society and student participation in it.
The rules of the Prize are as follows
1. The Prize is awarded annually at the GSA Conference.
2. The GSA Committee will serve as the adjudication panel that awards the Prize.
3. Applications must be lodged at least two weeks prior to the Conference at which the application is to be considered.
4. The applicant must be a financial member of the GSA for a minimum of one year prior to the GSA Conference at which the application is lodged.
5. The applicant must be a currently enrolled PhD candidate at the time of the GSA conference at which the application is lodged.
6. Applicants must present their work at the GSA Conference in the year that they apply.
6. At the time of submitting their abstract to the Local Organizing Secretary for the GSA Conference, the applicant should also send their application for the Prize to the nominated representative of the GSA Committee.
7. The application will consist of the following:-
8. The applicant will ensure that their two written referees reports reach the nominated representative of the GSA Committeeat least two weeks prior to the Conference at which the application is to be considered.
9. Successful applicants are required to submit a one page report on the overseas conference attended to the Secretary within 6 months of their return from the travel.
In 2010, applications must be submitted by email to Dr. Alex Andrianopoulos (Secretary GSA) at email@example.com. Applications sent by regular mail will not be considered. The closing date for applications is Friday the 18th of June