3 February 2020

Among the new initiatives of our Association, the Sphingolipid Club Board has decided to launch a call for the design of a new Logo.

The call is reserved to graduate students and postdocs, aged less than 32 yrs, working in the Sphingolipid field, who have registered as young members (see below). The author of the new Logo, that will be selected by five members of the SLC Scientific Board, must complete the application form (see attached file), that should include a declaration from the PhD supervisor or from the Laboratory Head, stating that the applicant fulfils the requirements established in the call

The winner, selected among all proposals by five members of the Scientific Committee, will receive a 500 € award to be spent for his own research activities.   Moreover, he/she will receive a free Registration fee at the next Sphingolipid Club Meeting, provided presenting an oral talk.

Logo design guidelines:

The logo should:

  • be original, creative and attractive
  • be inscribed in a circle
  • include at least two different colors
  • recall the Sphingolipid topic
  • be of general interest for all people involved in the Sphingolipid research

The applicant should be 2020-21 Member of the Sphingolipid Club. Membership for 2020/21 can be attained by subscription at the Sphingolipid Club website (www.sphingolipidclub.com) upon the payment of a 40€ fee, before April 30, 2020. 

The application should be submitted to the e-mail address elisabetta.albi@unipg.it by May 31, 2020, by reporting as the main e-mail object “New SLC Logo”.

Selection of the winner will be done by five Members of the Sphingolipid Club Scientific Board and will be notified by July 15, 2020, on the SLC website. Each Member will individually evaluate the fulfilment of the application criteria, and rank the applications using a standardized format.  Should the supervisor of the candidate be a Member of the Scientific Board of the Sphingolipid Club, this Member will not take part of the selection committee.