US HUPO is pleased to support two annual awards recognizing excellence in the field of proteomics. The Robert J. Cotter New Investigator Award was established in 2013. The Gilbert S. Omenn Computational Proteomics Award was established in 2016.
Self-nominations are encouraged for both awards. All nominations should be made using the online applications below.
Deadline to apply / nominate is November 30.
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 lecture.
Eligibility: Nominee or applicant must be a current US HUPO member. Independent scientists at all career stages are eligible. The awardee must be available to attend the conference.
To apply, complete the online Computational Proteomics Award Online Application. Deadline is November 30.
The following documents are required in the online application: letter of (self)-nomination, highlighting the impact of the contribution; up to three supporting references (such as papers, patents, URLs); and CV.
Past Recipients of the Computational Proteomics Award
- 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 lecture.
Eligibility: Nominee must be a current US HUPO member and be within the first five years of their first faculty appointment at the time of application. The awardee must be available to attend the conference.
Complete the New Investigator Award Online Application. Deadline is November 30.
Past Recipients of the New Investigator Award
- 2017: Peter Nemes (George Washington University) and Christine Vogel (New York University)
- 2016: Paola Picotti (ETH Zurich)
- 2015: Bernd Bodenmiller (University of Zurich)
- 2014 Judith Villen (University of Washington)
- 2013 Rebecca Gundry (Medical College of Wisconsin)