Awards

Award Nominations Deadline for 2019 is November 30, 2018


US HUPO is pleased to host three 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. In addition, the newly established JPR Distinguished Achievement in Proteomics Award will be open for nominations beginning for 2019 award.

Self-nominations are encouraged for the Computational Proteomics and New Investigator Awards. Nominations only for the Distinguished Achievement Award. All nominations should be made using the online applications below.

Deadline to apply / nominate is November 30, 2018.

 


Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Achievement in Proteomics Award

The Donald F. Hunt Distinguished Achievement 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 

To submit a nomination, complete the online Distinguished Achievement in Proteomics Award Online Form. Deadline is November 30, 2018.


 

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 Computational Proteomics Award Online Application. Deadline is November 30, 2018.

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

  • 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 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, 2018.

 

 

Past Recipients of the New Investigator Award

  • 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 Judith Villen (University of Washington)
  • 2013 Rebecca Gundry (Medical College of Wisconsin)

 

 

 

 

Just for Students & Post-Docs


Poster Awards are given annually at the conference. Best post-doc poster and best graduate student poster are recognized with a $200 cash prize.

If you are interested in being considered, please indicate this during the online abstract submission process.