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Awards, Travelships, and Graduate Student Awards

2016 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.

Distinction in Biomarker Research Award

Application coming soon! 

Sponsored by Biogen Idec 
The Distinction in Biomarker Research Award is presented to an individual scientist who has distinguished himself/herself in the area of biomarker science and technology. (Submission Deadline: March 2, 2016)

Innovation in Biotechnology Awards

Application coming soon! 

Sponsored by Genentech
The Innovation in Biotechnology Awards is intended to recognize and promote the achievements of individuals that demonstrate innovation in the area of biotechnology. (Submission Deadline: March 2, 2016) 

Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays Award

Application coming soon! 

Sponsored by Eurofins  
The Excellence in Ligand Binding Assays Award 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. (Submission Deadline: March 2, 2016)

Biomarkers Best Abstract Awards

Application coming soon! 

Sponsored by Bioscale 
AAPS and Bioscale, Inc. are pleased to offer four Best Poster Awards for individuals presenting a poster at the 2016 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference. (Submission Deadline: March 2, 2016) 

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National Biotechnology Conference Travelships

Section Travelships

Apply Today! » Opens October 1 

The following sections are pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting posters at the 2016 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference to be held in Boston, May 16–18, 2016.

APQ section  
Five Travelships at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students, Postdocs, and Junior Faculty are eligible.)

BIOTEC section 
Five Travelships at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)

DDDI section 
One Travelship at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)

FDD section
Six Travelships at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)

MSE section
One Travelship at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)

PPB section
One Travelship at $500
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.) 

PPDM section
One Travelship at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)
(See additional eligibility requirements below.)

RS section
One Travelship at $750
(Graduate/Undergraduate Students and Postdocs are eligible.)
(See additional eligibility requirements below.
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General Eligibility Requirements 

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

  1. Currently enrolled as a full-time student.
  2. Presenting author of an accepted abstract.
  3. Must be a member of AAPS since January 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 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: Coming Soon 

Applicants whose submitted papers are not accepted by the 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: Coming Soon

Apply Today! » Opens October 1

Amgen is pleased to offer travelships for eligible individuals presenting posters at the 2016 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference to be held in Boston, May 16–18, 2016.

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 abstract accepted by one of the nine AAPS sections for presentation at the 2016 AAPS National Biotechnology Conference.
  3. The applicant must be a member of AAPS since January 2016.
  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 2, 2016.

Applicants whose submitted abstracts are not accepted by the 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 22, 2016. Any travelship winner that is not registered by April 22 will have both the funds and the poster withdrawn. 

Note: 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

Application coming soon! 

Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company
The Biotechnology Graduate Student Awards are designed to recognize excellence in graduate education in the field of pharmaceutical biotechnology (Submission Deadline: March 2, 2016)  

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Fellows

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

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