Awards

 

Awards 2020

We are pleased to honor members of the community with four prestigious annual awards.


Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Contribution in Proteomics Award

The Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Contribution in Proteomics award recognizes a focused or singular achievement in the field of proteomics. Eligibility is restricted to members of US HUPO. Nominations will be held for three years.This award is fully supported by the Journal of Proteome Research (JPR) and was established to recognize Prof. Hunt's significant contributions to the field of proteomics. Prof. Hunt was honored as the first recipient of this award which now bears his name. The award recipient will be honored at the US HUPO annual conference with a commemorative plaque, cash award of $2,500, and will present a plenary lecture on Monday morning at the meeting (40-min talk).

This award is fully funded by 

2020 Recipient: Steven Gygi (Harvard Medical School)

 

Past Recipients of the Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Contribution in Proteomics Award

  • 2019: Jennifer Van Eyk (Cedars-Sinai Medical Center)
  • 2018: Donald F. Hunt (University of Virginia)

Catherine E. Costello Lifetime Achievement in Proteomics Award

The Lifetime Achievement in Proteomics Award recognizes a career of discovery that has made a lasting impact on the field of proteomics. This award is sponsored by US HUPO and was created in honor of its first recipient Catherine E. Costello. Eligibility is restricted to members of US HUPO. Nominations will be held for three years. The award recipient will be honored at the US HUPO annual conference with a commemorative plaque, cash award of $2,500, and will present a plenary lecture on Wednesday closing lecture at the meeting (40-min talk).

 

 

2020 Recipient: Ruedi Aebersold (ETH Zurich)

 

Past Recipients of the Catherine E. Costello Lifetime Achievement in Proteomics Award

  • 2019: Catherine E. Costello (Boston University School of Medicine) 

Gilbert S. Omenn Computational Proteomics Award

This award recognizes the essential nature of computational methodology and software in proteomics. Specifically, this award acknowledges the specific achievements of scientists that have developed bioinformatics, computational, statistical methods and/or software used by the proteomics community, broadly defined. The award is named in honor of Gil Omenn, a US HUPO Past President, leader of the Human Proteome Project, and influential proteomics researcher. The award recipient will be honored at the US HUPO annual conference with a commemorative plaque and cash award of $2,500, and will present an award talk on Tuesday morning at the meeting.

 

 

2020 Recipient: Jimmy Eng (University of Washington)

 

Past Recipients of the Gilbert S. Omenn Computational Proteomics Award

  • 2019: Juergen Cox (Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry, Munich)
  • 2018: Hannes Roest (University of Toronto)
  • 2017: Alexey Nesvizhskii (University of Michigan)
  • 2016: Brendan MacLean (University of Washington)

 


Robert J. Cotter New Investigator Award

This award was established to honor the memory of Bob Cotter, a founding member of US HUPO, for his many contributions to scientific research and for his legacy as a mentor to young scientists.  Each year, the award will be given to an individual early in his or her career, in recognition of significant achievements in proteomics, broadly defined. The award recipient will be honored at the US HUPO annual conference with a commemorative plaque, $2,500 cash award, and will present an award talk Tuesday morning at the meeting.

 

 

 

2020 Recipients: Si Wu (University of Oklahoma) and Nicolas L. Young (Baylor College of Medicine)

 

Past Recipients of the Robert J. Cotter New Investigator Award

  • 2019: Wilhelm Haas (MassGeneral Hospital Cancer Center and Harvard Medical School)
  • 2018: Leslie Hicks (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
  • 2017: Peter Nemes (George Washington University) and Christine Vogel (New York University)
  • 2016: Paola Picotti (ETH Zurich)
  • 2015: Bernd Bodenmiller (University of Zurich)
  • 2014 Judit Villen (University of Washington)
  • 2013 Rebecca Gundry (University of Nebraska Medical Center)