Call for Nominations: 2024 Christine Beattie Award

IZFS: International Zebrafish Society

Call for Nominations: Christine Beattie Award

Dear Zebrafish Community,

The International Zebrafish Society (IZFS) is pleased to announce the call for nominations for our junior member award – The Christine Beattie Award. IZFS members who are postdoctoral fellows in their first three years of training or graduate students who are about to start their third year (or greater) of graduate school are invited to self-nominate or be nominated by their advisors by June 30, 2024. Awardees will be recognized at the upcoming 18th International Zebrafish Conference, August 17-21, 2024 and presented a $500 cash prize.

About the Award

The Christine Beattie Award recognizes one junior investigator each year who demonstrates excellence in the field of zebrafish research and exhibits promise as a future leader in the zebrafish field. This award further recognizes the commitment that Dr. Christine Beattie had to training the next generation.

Learn More about the Christine Beattie Award:

Among the criteria that may be considered:

  • Must have submitted an abstract for an oral or poster presentation for the 18th International Zebrafish Conference 
  • Special consideration given to trainees doing research in developmental neurobiology and/or neuromuscular disease.


The application should include a single PDF file that contains:

  1. Cover letter (1 page or less)
  2. CV
  3. Submitted abstract
  4. Letter of recommendation from current advisor

Submit your application here:

We hope you will consider submitting a nomination and attend the upcoming 2024 International Zebrafish Conference!

Best Wishes,

Feng Liu, PhD
IZFS President-Elect
IZFS Awards Committee Chair
Corinne Houart, PhD
IZFS President

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