List of Distinguished Awards and Prizes

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Title: AACR-Women in Cancer Research Charlotte Friend Memorial Lectureship

The lecture is intended to give recognition to an outstanding female or male scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of women in science.

Nomination Deadline: 10/15/2017
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Prize Amount: Honorarium

Title: Alan T. Waterman Award

The annual award recognizes an outstanding young researcher in any field of science or engineering supported by the National Science Foundation. In addition to a medal, the awardee receives a grant of $1,000,000 over a five year period for scientific research or advanced study in the mathematical, physical, biological, engineering, social, or other sciences at the institution of the recipient's choice.

Nomination Deadline: 10/21/2017
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Prize Amount: $500,000

Title: Ho-Am Prize - Science

The Ho-Am Prize in Medicine is presented to individuals who, through outstanding accomplishments in basic, clinical and pharmaceutical areas of medicine, are leading the way in mankind's quest to conquer disease. The Ho-Am Prize in Science is presented to individuals who are leaders with have creative, outstanding research accomplishments in their respective basic sciences fields and who contribute to the advancement of civilization through such.Potential candidates for nomination for the Ho-Am Prize may be recommended by nominators selected by the Ho-Am Prize Committee or by other individuals who have specialized expertise in a field and who are recognized as being qualified to nominate (individuals may not self-nominate). In addition, candidates for nomination shall be from among the following:

  • Korean nationals at home and abroad, and ethnic Koreans regardless of their nationality
  • In Community Service, foreigners who contribute to the welfare of ethnic Koreans in Korea or abroad
  • Ethnic Koreans who conduct overseas activities for the benefit of others regardless of nationality.

The Ho-Am Prize is not awarded posthumously. The deadline for recommendations is November 30 of each calendar year.※ Nominators may recommend only one individual (or group) per category.     In addition, equally qualified candidates in one field may become co-nominees.Recommended Qualifications:Academics (The Ho-Am Prizes in Science, Engineering and Medicine)

  • Leaders in one’s respective field on the basis of clearly creative and investigative mentality, and accomplished pioneers in new fields
  • Verified scholastic completion and widely recognized accomplishments in respective field

Nomination Deadline: 10/31/2017
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Prize Amount: $270,000

Title: John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award

The John P. McGovern Compleat Physician Award, established in 1993, is presented annually by the Houston Academy of Medicine in collaboration with the Harris County Medical Scoiety, to recognize a physician whose career has been founded on the Oslerian ideals of medical excellence, humane and ethical care, commitment to medical humanities and writing, research, and harmony between the academician and medical practitioner. These characteristics were exemplified by the life of Sir William Osler, who is revered world-wide as the "Father of Modern American Medicine." The Award seeks to identify and recognize multi-accomplished physicians who have enriched the field of medicine with excellence and humaneness. In particular, individuals are sought who are compassionate clinicians and devoted teachers. They also should have a strong familiarity with research but must have demonstrated a commitment to, and love of, the profession of medicine. By acknowledging such individuals, it is hoped others, especially early in their medical careers, will be inspired and encouraged to emulate the qualities being honored. Each year's honoree will receive a $5000 honorarium; a beautiful plaque featuring a specially cast medallion; and a trip to Houston to receive the award at our annual Installation of Officers Banquet, customarily held in late January.  

Nomination Deadline: 11/02/2017
Past Due Date: 11/02/2015
Prize Amount: $5000

Title: Raymond & Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences: Chemistry

The Raymond and Beverly Sackler Prize in the Physical Sciences, awarded at Tel Aviv University (TAU), has been established is awarded alternatively in the fields of Physics and Chemistry. The prize is intended to encourage dedication to science, originality and excellence by rewarding outstanding young scientists.The Chemistry field for the Year 2017 is entitled: Magnetic Resonance

Nomination Deadline: 12/08/2017
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Prize Amount: $100,000

Title: Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology

The Edwin G. Conklin Medal in Developmental Biology is awarded yearly by the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) to recognize a developmental biologist who has made and is continuing to make extraordinary research contributions to the field, and who is also an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists.

Nomination Deadline: 12/15/2017
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Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Society of Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award

Awarded yearly by the Society for Developmental Biology (SDB) to a developmental biologist who has made outstanding and sustained contributions to the field of developmental biology, and has been an excellent mentor who has helped train the next generation of outstanding scientists. Typically, the award is given during the third trimester of the recipient’s career, to allow sufficient time to assess the impact of his/her contributions.

Nomination Deadline: 12/15/2017
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Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Viktor Hamburger Outstanding Educator Prize

This award recognizes individuals who have made outstanding contributions to developmental biology education.Eligibility: A nominee must have made outstanding contributions to education in developmental biology or related disciplines. Contributions will be construed in the broadest context and may include teaching at any level; training professionals; organizing and administrating programs; integrating developmental biology into our educational system; or disseminating reliable information to professional members, to prospective developmental biologists, to students in other fields, or to the general public. The prize winner must be able to deliver the award lecture at the SDB Annual Meeting.

Nomination Deadline: 12/15/2017
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Prize Amount: $2000

Title: Clinical Research Forum Top 10 Clinical Research Achievements Award

Recognizing the need to celebrate our nation's accomplishments that involve both innovation and impact upon human disease, the Clinical Research Forum has established a national competition to determine ten outstanding Clinical Research Accomplishments in the United States annually.Types of projects included Patient-oriented (mechanisms of human disease, therapeutic interventions, clinical trials,development of new technologies), epidemiological, behavioral, outcomes, health services and human physiology research projects.

Nomination Deadline: 01/11/2018
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Prize Amount: Citation

Title: The Ernst H. Bárány Prize

The Council of ISER awards an International Prize in honor of Professor Ernst H. Bárány, for his distinguished work in the field of ocular pharmacology. This award is presented to a distinguished scientist who has made outstanding contributions in research that increases our understanding of ocular pharmacology directly related to or applicable to glaucoma, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, or related retinal diseases. The Ernst H. Bárány Prize is awarded at each Biennial Meeting of the Society of Eye Research. Nominations will be open in 2014.

Nomination Deadline: 01/15/2018
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