recognizes the outstanding service, scientific innovations and significant accomplishments of its members with the following awards. Members are encouraged to nominate their colleagues or apply for these prestigious honors, follow the links below for more details.
IS-MPMI Congress: Shimamoto Travel Awards
For every Congress, the IS-MPMI board provides support from proceeds of the prior Congress, and seeks additional grant funding, to be able to provide the
IS-MPMI Shimamoto Travel Awards for eligible students, post-docs, and early career professionals. This competitive process recognizes new talent in the discipline and includes a financial travel stipend along with professional development opportunities offered during the Congress.
IS-MPMI Young Investigator Award
This award, established for the first time in 2016, recognizes an outstanding
IS-MPMI Young Investigator for research in the area of molecular plant-microbe interactions. Applicants are carefully reviewed by a selection committee and are honored with an award and includes a featured presentation during the Congress.
The IS-MPMI Award
In 2006, the IS-MPMI board established the IS-MPMI Award, to be presented to a scientist in the MPMI community who has performed outstanding innovative research. The award consists of a plaque, an award honorarium of $1,000, and a featured presentation during the Opening Ceremony of the Congress.