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Awards, Travelships, and Graduate Student Awards

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2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference 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. Below, please find the newest AAPS award recipients recognized during the 2014 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, held May 19–21 in San Diego.

 

Innovation in Biotechnology Awards 

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AAPS and Genentech are pleased to announce the Innovation in Biotechnology Award, to be presented at the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, June 8–10, in San Francisco. The award is intended to recognize and promote the achievements of individuals that demonstrate innovation in the area of biotechnology. Awardees will be chosen based on their abstract submission to the 2015 National Biotechnology Conference. Each winner will receive a cash award of $500, a plaque, and a complimentary National Biotechnology Conference registration. In addition, travel expenses will be reimbursed (maximum $1,000 domestic/$1,500 international) following the meeting. 

Award Deadline: March 4, 2015 

 

Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays

Sponsor TBA
 
AAPS is pleased to announce the Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays Award, awarded during the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, June 8–10, in San Francisco. The program is designed to recognize excellence in ligand binding assays within the pharmaceutical sciences. The award will promote the science and technology of ligand binding assays.

The criteria for selection will be scientific contribution(s) that comprise innovative use of new or existing ligand binding technologies. Alternatively, the award may be given for excellence in the application or use of ligand binding assay technology that results in promoting quality within pharmaceutical sciences. 

Award Deadline: March 4, 2015 

 

Biotechnology Graduate Student Research Awards 

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AAPS and Eli Lilly and Company are pleased to announce the Biotechnology Graduate Student Research Awards, to be presented at the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, June 8–10, in San Francisco. The program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology.

On the basis of submitted abstracts and summaries, students will be selected and recognized during the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference. Selection will be made on the basis of those students judged by the committee to have provided the most outstanding contributions in the above field of pharmaceutical biotechnology through their graduate research. Each student selected will receive a cash award of $250 and a complimentary National Biotechnology Conference registration. In addition, travel expenses will be reimbursed (maximum $1,000 domestic/$1,500 international) following the meeting.

Award Deadline: March 4, 2015 

  

 Biomarkers Best Abstract Awards   

Sponsored by 

Bioscale  

 

AAPS and Bioscale, Inc. are pleased to offer four Best Poster Awards for individuals presenting a poster at the 2015 National Biotechnology Conference, June 8–10, 2015, in San Francisco. Each awardee will receive $500 and a certificate. Travel sponsorship is not available for this award. Awardees will be recognized during the AAPS Biotechnology (BIOTEC) Section Membership meeting and receive a $500 monetary award along with a certificate.  

Award Deadline: March 4, 2015  

 

Research Achievement Award in Biotechnology

Award recipients for the Research Achievement Award in Biotechnology will now be recognized at the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition. Upcoming details will be posted with the 2015 Awards recognized at the AAPS Annual Meeting. Information coming soon!


 


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National Biotechnology Conference Travelships

Section Travelships

Deadline: March 4, 2015

Apply Today!    

The following sections are please to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting papers at the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference to be held in San Francisco, June 8–10, 2015.

APQ section  
5 travelships at $500
(Graduate /Undergraduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty eligible)

BIOTEC section 
5 travelships at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students, Postdocs eligible)

DDDI section
1 travelship at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible)

FDD section
4 travelships at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible)

MSE section
2 travelships at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible)

PPB section
1 travelship at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible) 

PPDM section
1 travelship at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible)
(see additional eligibility requirements below)

RS section
1 travelship at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs eligible)
(
see additional eligibility requirements below)
 

General Eligibility Requirements 

Recipients of 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. Must be a member of AAPS since January 2015 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 Member Services 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 who meet the criteria and wish to participate must complete the online form.

Deadline for all submissions: March 4, 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 winning individuals after the National Biotechnology Conference and upon receipt of documented meeting expenses (e.g., copy of airline ticket, hotel receipt, meal estimates, etc.).

 

AMGEN Sponsored Travelship

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Deadline: March 4, 2015

Apply Today! 

Amgen is pleased to offer fifteen travelships for eligible individuals presenting papers at the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference to be held in San Francisco, June 8–10, 2015.

Available: Travelships up to $500 for graduate/undergraduate students 

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

  1. The applicant must be currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. The applicant must have a paper accepted by one of the nine AAPS sections for presentation at the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.
  3. The applicant must be a member of AAPS at least since January 2015.
  4. The applicant must have no other means of supplemental support to attend the meeting.
  5. The applicant must travel more than 250 miles (one way from his/her academic institution) to attend the meeting.

Individuals who meet the criteria for the travelship application must complete the following online application form (AMGEN travelship application form). Applications must be received by AAPS by March 4, 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. Applicants are only allowed to accept one travelship to the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.

All poster presenters must be registered by April 24, 2015. Any travelship winner that is not registered by April 24th will have both the funds and the poster withdrawn. 

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

 

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National Biotechnology Conference Graduate Student Awards

Biotechnology Graduate Student Research Awards 

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AAPS and Eli Lilly and Company are pleased to announce the Biotechnology Graduate Student Research Awards, to be presented at the 2015 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference, June 8–10, in San Francisco. The program is designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology.

On the basis of submitted abstracts and summaries, students will be selected and recognized during the AAPS National Biotechnology Conference. Selection will be made on the basis of those students judged by the committee to have provided the most outstanding contributions in the above field of pharmaceutical biotechnology through their graduate research. Each student selected will receive a cash award of $250 and a complimentary National Biotechnology Conference registration. In addition, travel expenses will be reimbursed (maximum $1,000 domestic/$1,500 international) following the meeting.

Award Deadline: March 4, 2015 

 

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Fellows

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

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