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AWARDS

GENERAL AWARDS

CONGRESS-RELATED AWARDS

TRAVEL GRANTS

SIBE PRIZE

 (AKA CANESTRINI PRIZE) 

To promote the participation of young researchers (under 40 years old) in its congresses, SIBE established a prize of 500 euros for the best scientific paper published (or in press) in the two-year period preceding the congress. In some cases the best talk has been awarded. Assignees: 2022 - Giobbe Forni and Jacopo Martelossi (UniBO) 2019 - Beniamino Tuliozi (UniPD) 2017 - Francesca Tassi (UniFE) and Emiliano Trucchi (Uni Oslo) 2015 - Anna Sandionigi (UniMIB) and Emanuele Fasola (CESAM) 2014 - Emiliano Trucchi (Uni Oslo) 2008 - Paolo Gratton (UniSapienza) 2006 - Marco Archetti (Uni Oxford) 2006 - Claudia Aqusiti (MPI Koln) 2005 - Lino Ometto (Uni Munich)

CAVALLI-SFORZA PRIZE

SIBE established from 2019 the "Luigi Luca Cavalli Sforza" Award, in memory of the distinguished Italian geneticist whose creativity and intelligence had an incredible impact in many fields of Evolutionary Biology. Assignees: 2022 - Prof. Rasmus Nielsen (University of California, Berkeley) 2019 - Prof. Montgomery Slatkin (University of California, Berkeley)

OUTREACH PRIZE

Silvia Paolucci

One of the SIBE missions is the dissemination of scientific knowledge to the broad public. The prize is dedicated to Silvia Paolucci and her love for evolutionary biology and scientific communication. The award amounts to 500 and and is given to the best product for science dissemination and outreach realized in the previous two years. Assignees: 2022 - Víctor Hugo Muñoz-Mora, for the video “ENDEMIXIT - Population Genomics of Italian Endemics” 2019 - Agnese Sonato, for her project “EVOLUTION, a surprising journey” 2008 - Mauro Mandrioli e Lino Ometto (Luisa Bozzi Price)

DOCTOR DARWIN

With the aim to stimulate interest and research relating to the Evolutionary Medicine, SIBE assignes the “Doctor Darwin” Prize for the best scientific paper or oral presentation on this topic to a young SIBE members (up to 35 years old). The award, that consists in the amount of € 1.000, is sponsored entirely by our member Giacinto Libertini. Assegnatari: 2022 - Gregorio Oxilia (UniBO) 2019 - Federica Pierini (Uni Paris-Saclay) 2017 - Francesco Asnicar (UniTN) 2015 - Michela Leonardi (Uni Copenhagen)

BEST PHD PRESENTATION

During some congresses, SIBE also awards the best oral presentation given by a doctoral student. The winner is voted by the scientific committee of the congress. Assignees: 2019 - Ananja Jana (India) 2017 - Andrea Brunelli (UniFE) 2015 - Sara Knight (Cambridge), runner up: Rupinder Kaur (Uni Vienna/FEM)

BEST POSTER

The best poster is voted by the congress attendees during the conference. Assignees: 2022 - Arianna Bellucci (UniFI) 2019 - Antonia Chiarore (UniNA/SZN) 2015 - Costanza Piccoli (UniPD) 2008 - Giulio Catalano 2006 - Roberto Guidetti (UniMO) and Omar Rota Stabelli (UCL)

SIBE CONGRESS ATTENDANCE

Assignees: 2022: Alessia Tatti (Unipd), Enrica Caretta (Uni Pavia), Beatrice Sammarco (Uni Ferrara), Eleonora Manzo (Georg-August Universität Göttingen), Alessandro Macchia (Uni Pavia), Alessandro Alvaro (UniMi), Lodovico Sterzi (UniMi), Ng Ka Hei (University of Hong Kong), Martina Nasuelli (Uni Piemonte Orientale), Christine Cheng (University of Hong Kong) 2019: Ananja Jana (India) 2015: Sukanya Ramasamy (UniMI/FEM), Chiara Pontremoli (IRCCS Bosisio), Daniela Lucente (UniTUS), Francesca Tassi (UniFE), Davide Guerra (UniBO)

EMBO COURSE ATTENDANCE

Assignees: 2024: Valentina Peona (Swiss Ornithological Institute) 2023: Sonia Celestini (Uni Prague) 2022: Giulia Magoga (UniMI) 2020: Francesca Raffini (UniFE) 2013: Inger Winkelmann (Copenhagen)

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