ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award 2019

Call for Applications

The ASV Council is delighted to announce the 7th year of the award program to highlight excellence in virology: the ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Awards. The purpose of these awards is to recognize junior investigators who have made significant contributions to the field of virology and who display exceptional promise. They are named in honor of former ASV President Dr. Ann Palmenberg, University of Wisconsin-Madison, for her tireless efforts over several decades in supporting and continually improving our society’s annual meeting.

Details for eligibility

  1. Last degree within previous 10 years

  2. Application must be submitted by a current full member of ASV as nominator.

  3. Applicants who applied for but did not receive a Junior Investigator Award may reapply for the 2019 award.

  4. Applicants who received a previous Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award may not apply.

 Application package submitted by nominator

  1. Applicant’s Biographical Sketch using the attached template.

  2. Applicant’s contact information.

  3. A nomination letter

Template for applicant’s Biographical Sketch

Deadline: November 16, 2018. Submit as an electronic submission of a single collated PDF (both the nomination letter and the Biographical Sketch) to asv@asv.org, with the subject line: Application for ASV Junior Investigator Award.

2018 ASV Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award:

  • $1,000 cash award presented at ASV 2018 meeting                       

  • ASV 2019 Registration, hotel, and travel will be covered by the Society

  • Engraved plaque

  • 15-minute research talk to be scheduled in the Sunday morning Symposium at the 2018 ASV meeting at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, July 20-24, 2019.

Decisions and Announcements:

The ASV Council will review all applications to identify awardees. The applicant’s contributions to virology will be evaluated based on the nomination letter and the biographical sketch.

Awardees will be notified before the February 1, 2019 abstract submission deadline.

ASV members will learn of their colleagues’ awards at the ASV 2019 meeting.


We are pleased to sponsor this award program and look forward to seeing you all at ASV 2019 in Minneapolis, Minnesota!

Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award Winners