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Award at a Glance

Award amount: $1,000 + up to $2,000 in travel expense reimbursement to the EB meeting + complimentary registration for EB + complimentary ticket to the CEPS Dinner at EB

Nomination deadline: Applications are not being accepted at this time

Questions? Contact: Karen Sweazea, PhD, CEPS Award Chair

Who Can Apply: Distinguished scientists who have made major and meritorious contributions to the scientific areas represented by the APS Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section are eligible but must be nominated by a CEPS member other than the nominee. 

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Award Description

The 2021 August Krogh Distinguished Lectureship of the APS Comparative and Evolutionary Section (CEPS) sponsored by Novo Nordisk Foundation is awarded to a distinguished scientist who has made major and meritorious contributions to the scientific areas represented by the APS Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section. It is the most prestigious award of the section. Members of the section choose the recipient of this award from the slate of nominations selected by the CEPS Steering Committee.

The awardee will deliver an honorary award lecture at the EB Meeting and will be recognized at the Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section Dinner and Business Meeting at the EB Meeting. The awardee will also be invited to contribute a review manuscript based upon the lecture for publication in the American Journal of Physiology: Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology.

 

Eligibility

Distinguished scientists who have made major and meritorious contributions to the scientific areas represented by the APS Comparative and Evolutionary Physiology Section are eligible but must be nominated by a CEPS member other than the nominee.

 

This award is based on nominations from the membership and determined by the CEPS Steering Committee.


Criteria

In a given year, there shall be a minimum of three nominees on the Krogh Distinguished Lectureship ballot. Nominees shall be nominated as described below. If there are fewer than three nominees, additional nominees may be added, to create a ballot of no more than three nominees, to the ballot from a pool comprising the previous three years’ nominees. The addition of nominees shall be determined by vote of the CEPS Steering Committee. A nominee from the pool of prior nominees may appear on the ballot only if the nominator agrees to re-nominate the candidate. Candidates in the pool of previous years’ nominees may remain in the pool for a maximum of three years.

 

The nomination packet should be submitted by the nominator, whose letter should state the basis for nomination with a synopsis of the nominee’s scientific contributions and can include supporting excerpts/statements (no more than 5) from other colleagues and trainees. The nominee’s curriculum vitae should be current, listing honors or awards, positions, grants, or papers, current and past grant support, a list of trainees and professional activities. 

 

Applicants must submit the following required materials:

  • Nomination Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae