Qualified SSR Members may make nominations for the SSR Awards according to the guidelines published annually. The awards are made solely to recognize outstanding contributions to the reproductive sciences and bear no obligation to the recipient or to the donor.
The name of every recipient of each award is provided on that award's page. For a comprehensive list of SSR awardees by year, please visit SSR Awardees by Year.
Named for a distinguished reproductive biologist, it is the Society's highest award. It recognizes a career of research and scholarly activities in the reproductive biology field. The nominee does not have to be a member of the Society.
Supported by SSR and Michigan State University's Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
2014 Recipient: Peter J. Hansen, Ph.D.
This award recognizes an active, regular member of the Society for outstanding research published during the previous six years.
Supported by SSR.
2014 Recipient: Mary B. Zelinski, Ph.D.
This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated unselfish service and leadership in advancing the discipline of reproductive biology.
This award recognizes an active, regular member of the Society for outstanding research completed and published within 12 years after receiving the Ph.D. or other equivalent professional degree.
Supported by the SSR Trainee Mentoring Fund and Michigan State University's College of Human Medicine.
2014 Recipient: Bruce D. Murphy, Ph.D.
This award recognizes an active, regular member of the Society who as a mentor has had a significant impact on trainees within the SSR. The Trainee Mentoring Award is intended for individuals who exceed the basic roles of an academic advisor, becoming a mentor to those with whom they interact.
Supported by SSR.
2013 Platform Recipient: Chang Liu.
2013 Poster Recipient: Linah Al-Alem.
The Trainee Research Awards recognize the best papers presented at the Annual Meeting by a predoctoral or postdoctoral trainee.