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Award at a Glance

Award amount: $1,000 and reimbursement of advanced registration for the APS annual meeting at Experimental Biology 

Deadline: February 22

Questions? Contact: Sections Administrator

Who Can Apply: Outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career. Candidate must be an APS member in good standing with a primary affiliation in the Endocrinology and Metabolism Section. Previous New Investigator Award Winners are ineligible to apply.

     

Award Description

The Endocrinology and Metabolism Section New Investigator Award recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career. Candidates should be investigators who have made meritorious contributions to the area represented by the Endocrinology & Metabolism Section. They should not be above the rank of Assistant Professor or a comparable position in a research track at an academic institution or in industry (e.g. Scientist, Sr. Scientist, Research Investigator, etc.), and must be within 10 years of their terminal degree (PhD, MD, DVM, etc.). They should receive nominations from at least two regular members of the APS. 

Candidates will be judged on their publications, how the publications relate to the Endocrinology & Metabolism Section and evidence for independence and promise (grant funding, peer review activities, etc.). The recipient of the award will present  a  lecture  on  his/her  research  during  one  of  the  scientific  sessions  of  the virtual Experimental Biology meeting. The awardee will be invited to submit a brief review article in her/his area of research interest to the American Journal of Physiology-Endocrinology and Metabolism for publication within one year of receiving the award. 


Eligibility
  • The candidate must be an APS member in good standing with a primary affiliation in the Endocrinology and Metabolism Section.
  • The winner must attend the virtual Experimental Biology meeting, present his/her work in a session at the Endocrinology and Metabolism awardees session at the virtual EB, and attend the Endocrinology & Metabolism Section Business Meeting and Awards Reception at EB.

Criteria
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Nomination Letter 1
  • Nomination Letter 2
  • Publication Reprint 1
  • Publication Reprint 2
  • Publication Reprint 3



Applications are only accepted via online submission.