Overcoming the challenges of implementing high value tests in the clinical lab

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MSACL 2022

Monterey, CA April 5-8

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 conference registration 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 2022

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED
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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 mass spectrometry and other advanced technologies that can be used to improve clinical analytics.

Deadline for Applications

Dec 15, 2021

Abstract (if required) Deadline

Dec 15, 2021

Notification

Jan 22, 2022


1. Young Investigator Grant

Abstract Submission Required by Dec 15, 2021 -- FOR POSTER OR PODIUM.

This grant is for non-commercial individuals submitting abstracts 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:

  • Registration.

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 and other advanced technologies as tools for improving clinical laboratory analyses.

This grant will cover:

  • Registration.

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 and other advanced technologies 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:

  • Registration.

This grant DOES NOT cover:

  • Lodging or Travel.


Grant Requirements

Obligations of Grantees:

  • Attend as much of the conference as possible.
  • Get to know the exhibitors and other attendees. They are here because you're here. And they want to meet you. :)


Notification

Grant status notifications will be sent by, or near, Jan 22, 2022 via email.