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Awards, Travelships, and Graduate Student Awards

Annual Meeting and Exposition Awards

The AAPS awards program provides a wonderful opportunity for scientists and graduate students to be recognized and honored for their valuable contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences. Nominate your colleagues for one of the prestigious awards to be presented by AAPS at the 2016 Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 13–17, in Denver, CO.

All nominations and supporting materials must be submitted through the Meetings Submission Site 

Dale E. Wurster Research Award in Pharmaceutics (DOC)
AAPS 1st Endowed Award!

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Lead Sponsors: Pfizer, The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, Dale Eric and Pamela Wurster, and Susan Wurster Biel

The purpose of this award is to recognize individuals who have made significant research contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences in the specific field of pharmaceutics.
(Submission Deadline: May 16, 2016) 
 

Outstanding Educator Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Biogen  
The purpose of this award is to recognize excellence in education in the technologies related to pharmaceuticals. (Submission Deadline: May 16, 2016) 
 

Distinguished Service Award (DOC) 

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Sponsorship opportunities available! (Contact Jeffry J. Sproehnle) 
The AAPS Distinguished Service Award is intended to recognize distinguished service in advancing the pharmaceutical sciences and the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)  
 

Research Achievement Awards (DOC)

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Sponsorship opportunities available! (Contact Jeffry J. Sproehnle) 
The AAPS Research Achievement Awards are intended to recognize outstanding scientists who have demonstrated significant impact in their respective fields. (Submission Deadline: May 16, 2016)  

The Research Achievement Awards in Drug Discovery and Development Interface (DDDI); Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics (PPB); and Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and Drug Metabolism (PPDM) will be presented during the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition.   
 

Regulatory Sciences Achievement Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Genentech
The Regulatory Sciences Achievement Award in intended to recognize outstanding regulatory scientists/professionals who have contributed significantly to the field of regulatory sciences. (Submission Deadline: May 16, 2016)  
 

Lipid Based Drug Delivery Outstanding Research Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Gattefossé 
This award focuses on recent significant contributions brought about by highly innovative research to elucidating the role of lipids in drug delivery. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016) 
 

Postdoctoral Fellow (DOC)

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Sponsored by Merck 
The AAPS Postdoctoral Fellow Awards are given annually to three individuals who have demonstrated excellence in their research work during a postdoctoral training period and show exceptional promise in future contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

AAPS Pharmaceutical Research Meritorious Manuscript Award (DOC)

Sponsorship opportunities available! (Contact Jeffry J. Sproehnle) 
The AAPS Pharmaceutical Research Meritorious Manuscript Award recognizes outstanding achievement in the pharmaceutical sciences as demonstrated by the author in the quality and originality of a manuscript published in the official AAPS journal, Pharmaceutical Research
 

AAPS Journal Manuscript (DOC)

Sponsorship opportunities available! (Contact Jeffry J. Sproehnle) 
The AAPS Journal Manuscript Award is intended to recognize outstanding contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences as demonstrated by the author(s) in the quality and originality of a manuscript published in the official journal of AAPS, The AAPS Journal.  
 

Outstanding Manuscript Award in AAPS PharmSciTech (DOC)

Sponsorship opportunities available! (Contact Jeffry J. Sproehnle) 
This award is intended to recognize outstanding achievement in Pharmaceutical Technologies as demonstrated by authorship of a manuscript published in the journal, AAPS PharmSciTech.
  

Outstanding Manuscript Award in Modeling and Simulation

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Sponsored by Projections Research
The AAPS Outstanding Manuscript in Modeling and Simulation Award is intended to recognize outstanding achievement in modeling and simulation in clinical pharmacology and translational research as demonstrated by the author in the quality and originality of a manuscript published in any peer-reviewed journal. (Deadline: June 15, 2016)

APQ Best Poster Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb 
The APQ section is pleased to offer a Best Poster Award for eligible individuals presenting a poster at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held on November 2–6, in San Diego. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)  
 

AAPS Outstanding Student Chapter of the Year Award

Sponsored by AAPS 
The AAPS Student Chapter of the Year awards recognize student chapters that have provided exceptional service and outreach to their members and the organization.

IPEC Foundation Awards

Individuals who wish to apply for IPEC Foundation awards should submit a completed nomination form obtained below or at the Foundation websitePlease do not send completed applications to AAPS. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)

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Annual Meeting and Exposition Travelships

Sections |  Amgen | Lipid Based Drug Delivery Focus Group Eli Lilly & Company 

Section Travelships

Travelship Notifications will be mailed by July 25, 2016. Please contact PortlockM@aaps.org for additional information. 

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(Application Deadline: June 15, 2016) 

The following sections are pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting papers at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held in Denver, CO, November 13–17.

APQ section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty eligible)

BIOTEC section
Travelships up to $750
(graduate/undergraduate students, postdocs eligible)

CPTR section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students, postdocs, and junior faculty eligible)

DDDI section
Travelships up to $500 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)

FDD section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)

MSE section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)

PPB section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)
 
PPDM section
Travelships up to $750 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)
*See additional eligibility requirements below.

RS section 
Three travelships at $500 (graduate/undergraduate students and postdocs eligible)
*See additional eligibility requirements below.

General Eligibility Requirements  

Recipients for all travelships will be selected from all applicants that meet the following eligibility requirements.

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. First author of an accepted abstract.
  3. Have been a member of AAPS since March 2016 with membership in the section to which you are applying: (Note: Please make certain that your section is correctly identified in the AAPS database by contacting AAPS Membership at +1.877.998.2277.)

Only one abstract submission per section member will be considered for each award. The accepted abstract must be submitted with title, authors, and text together with a complete online travelship application form.

PPDM Section Eligibility Requirements  

In addition to the general requirements listed above, the following apply:

  1. Multiple abstracts from one laboratory may be submitted, but only one award will be given to an individual laboratory.
  2. No more than two awards will be given to a single institution.

RS Section Eligibility Requirements 

In addition to the general requirements listed above, the following apply:

  1. Preference will be given to students enrolled in RA/QA programs.
  2. Those meeting these criteria who wish to participate must complete the online application form.

Deadline for all submissions: June 16, 2015

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the Paper Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made.

*Note: The reimbursement will be issued to the winning individuals following the 2015 AAPS Annual Meeting & Exposition upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel receipt, meal estimates, etc.).

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Lipid Based Drug Delivery Student Travelships

Travelship Notifications will be mailed by July 25, 2016. Please contact PortlockM@aaps.org for additional information. 

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(Application Deadline: June 15, 2016) 

Gattefossé is pleased to offer travelships for eligible students presenting papers at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held on November 13–17, Denver, CO. The offer consists of:

  • Two (2) travelships for graduate/undergraduate students presenting papers pertaining to lipid-based drug delivery.
  • The award consists of: $600 for students based in United States and $800 for international students.

Eligibility Criteria 

Recipients will be selected from all applicants that meet the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. Member of AAPS since March 2016 or earlier.
  3. First author of an accepted abstract pertaining to lipid based formulations/delivery.
  4. Have the paper accepted by one of the nine AAPS sections for presentation at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition to be held in Denver, CO (November 13–17) where the student will be presenting.
  5. Have no other means of supplemental support to attend the meeting.
  6. Be present at the LBDDFG annual business meeting (day to be announced) in November ( November 13–17).

Selection Criteria  

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the Paper Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made.

An award subcommittee assigned by LBDD focus group chair will perform the selection as follows:

  • Pre-selection of abstracts already accepted by the AAPS screening committees for relevance to lipid-based drug delivery.
  • Make final selection from the short list.

How to Apply  

An online travelship application form must be submitted to AAPS.

Reimbursement  

The reimbursement will be issued to the selected individuals following the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel, and meal receipts, etc.).

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Eli Lilly & Company Travelships

Travelship Notifications will be mailed by July 25, 2016. Please contact PortlockM@aaps.org for additional information. 

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(Application Deadline: June 15, 2015) 

Eli Lilly and Company is pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting papers at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 13–17, in Denver, CO. Three travelships are available at $1,700 each for graduate students enrolled at a university in China or for postdoctoral candidates traveling from China. Recipients will be selected from all the applicants meeting the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Must be currently enrolled as a full-time student at a university in China.
    OR
    Must be a current postdoctoral candidatein China.
  2. Have a paper accepted by one of the three AAPS sections: APQ, FDD, or PPB.

Individuals meeting the criteria for the travelship application must complete an online application form.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016 

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the Paper Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made. Applicants are only allowed to accept one travelship to the annual meeting.

Note: The reimbursement will be issued to the selected individuals following the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel and meal receipts, etc.).

 

Amgen Travelships

Travelship Notifications will be mailed by July 25, 2016. Please contact PortlockM@aaps.org for additional information. 

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(Application Deadline: June 10, 2015) 

Amgen is pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting papers at the 2016 AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition, November 13–17, in Denver, CO. Recipients will be selected from all the applicants meeting the following eligibility requirements:

  1. Must reside in Asia, South America, or Africa
  2. Have a paper accepted by one of the nine AAPS Sections

Individuals meeting the criteria for the travelship application must complete an online application form.

Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016 

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the Paper Screening Committee will be removed from the eligible pool before the award selections are made. Applicants are only allowed to accept one travelship to the annual meeting.

Note: The reimbursement will be issued to the selected individuals following the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel and meal receipts, etc.).

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Annual Meeting and Exposition Graduate Student Awards
 

Oral Absorption Focus Group Graduate Student Poster Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Simulations Plus, Inc.
This award recognizes graduate students presenting outstanding work making significant contribution in the field of oral absorption. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Award in Quality-by-Design and Product Performance (DOC)

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Sponsored by Merck, Vertex Pharmaceuticals, AstraZeneca, and GlaxoSmithKline  
The AAPS Quality-by-Design (QbD) and Product Performance focus group will annually present an award to promote the group's goals to:

  • provide a scientific forum that creates and fosters multidisciplinary collaborations leading to enhanced product performance consistent with predefined objectives for greater patient benefit,
  • leverage, advance, and accelerate science- and risk-based approaches and technologies and develop strategies that link the critical quality attributes, product, process, and patient throughout the product life cycle. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016) 
Ocular Drug Delivery & Disposition Focus Group Graduate Student Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Shire
This award is intended to recognize graduate students presenting outstanding work making significant contributions in the ocular drug deliveryand disposition field. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016) 

Lipid-based Drug Delivery Graduate Student Award (DOC)

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Sponsored by Gattefossé  
This award is intended to acknowledge excellence in research conducted at graduate level pertaining to the application of lipid excipients in development of novel and effective drug delivery systems for oral and topical routes of administration. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

 Graduate Student Research Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality (DOC)

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Sponsored by U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention
This program recognizes excellence in graduate education in the fields of pharmaceutics, bioanalytical chemistry, and pharmaceutical analysis. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research Award in Biotechnology (DOC)

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Sponsored by Janssen Research and Development
The program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the fields of biotechnology. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research Award in Drug Discovery and Development Interface (DOC)

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Sponsored by Sanofi
The program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the fields of drug discovery and development interface. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research Award in Manufacturing Science and Engineering (DOC)

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Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb
This program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the fields of manufacturing science and engineering. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research in Formulation Design and Development (DOC)

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Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb
This program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the fields of formulation design and development. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research in Physical Pharmacy and Biopharmaceutics (DOC)

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Sponsored by Bristol-Myers Squibb
This program is designed to recognize the excellence in graduate education in the fields of physical pharmacy and biopharmaceutics. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016)
 

Graduate Student Research in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, Drug Metabolism, and Clinical Pharmacology and Translational Research (DOC)

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Sponsored by Eli Lilly & Company 
This program recognizes excellence in graduate education in these fields as well as drug metabolism, pharmacology, toxicology, and other related disciplines. (Submission Deadline: June 15, 2016) 

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Fellows

AAPS Fellows are awarded each year at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition.

Fellows » (Nomination application coming in March) 

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