The 2016 award winners will be featured in the Tuesday morning plenary session, March 15, 8:30 - 9:20 am.
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 will be introduced at the 2016 meeting in Boston.
Self-nominations (applications) are encouraged for both awards.
Deadline to apply / nominate is December 18, 2015.
New! Gilbert S. Omenn Computational Proteomics Award
This award was created to recognize the specific achievements of scientists that have developed software tools used by proteomics community. The importance of and reliance on computational software is sometimes under-recognized. This 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. Scientists of any seniority are eligible. Nominee must have developed software used by the proteomics community.
Download the Computational Proteomics Award Nomination Form. Deadline is December 18, 2015.
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. The award recipient will be honored at the US
HUPO annual conference with a commemorative plaque, $1,000 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.
Download the New Investigator Award Nomination Form. Deadline is December 18, 2015.
Past Recipients of the New Investigator Award
- 2015: Bernd Bodenmiller (University of Zurich)
- 2014 Judith Villen (University of Washington)
- 2013 Rebecca Gundry (Medical College of Wisconsin)