AMS Newsletter Fall 2014

December 22nd, 2014

AMS Newsletter Fall 2014

AMS Student Research Support Awards

March 2nd, 2014

The American Microscopical Society supports student research in several ways

  • Travel Awards to AMS / SICB joint annual meeting ($250)
    3–7 January 2015, West Palm Beach, FL (
  • Summer Research Fellowships ($1000)
  • Microscopy Training Fellowships ($1000)
  • Travel Awards to International Congress on Invertebrate Morphology ($1000)
    3–7 August 2014, Berlin (

For further information: contact AMS President Pat Reynolds

AMS Best Contributed Paper Award 2014

January 22nd, 2014

A certificate and monetary prize was awarded for the 2014 Best Contributed Paper presented orally by a student at the Annual Meeting (SICB/AMS) in San Francisco, California. Current students or graduates who have received a degree not more than 12 months prior to the meeting are eligible to compete for the awards. The work presented must be original and must be carried out principally by the student presenting the paper. Membership in AMS is not a requirement.

Winner 2014

Bruno Vellutini , Sars Centre, Norway: Beyond boundaries: expression of “segment polarity” genes during larval lobe development in brachiopods.

Link to SICB abstract

Honorable Mention 2014

Megan Martik, Duke University: Mechanisms of primordial germ cell migration in the sea urchin, Lytechinus variegatus.

Link to SICB abstract