SSR New Investigator Award

This award recognizes an active Regular Member of the Society for outstanding research completed and published within 12 years after receiving their Ph.D. or other equivalent professional degree. The Awards Committee will consider the originality of the research, the significance and impact of the research in reproductive sciences or allied fields, and the degree to which the nominee's research was independent of that of a mentor. The recipient of the Award will have the honor of presenting his/her research during the 2014 SSR Annual Meeting and at the 2015 Annual Meeting of the Society for Reproduction and Fertility.

Support

Sustaining support provided by the SSR New Investigator Fund.​

Award Criteria

  1. Originality; conceptual breakthrough.
  2. Contribution and significance to the field, particularly to reproductive sciences.
  3. Contribution and significance to allied fields of investigation.
  4. Development of an important new methodology, technology, or clinical procedure with clear applications in basic research, animal, or human clinical practice or assisted reproductive technologies.
  5. Recommendations attesting to the originality and significance of the research.

Submit a Nomination

Current Regular and Emeritus Members of the Society may nominate an individual for the SSR New Investigator Award. To submit a nomination, send an abbreviated version of the nominee's curriculum vitae consisting of:

  • professional positions held,
  • honors received,
  • special appointments,
  • peer-reviewed papers published, and
  • the most recent five review articles published.

These documents should be sent by e-mail and be accompanied by letters of recommendation from two senior colleagues and/or scientific collaborators.

Send nominating materials by 1 December 2013 to:

Jennifer Wood, Chair
SSR Awards Committee
E-mail: jwood5@unl.edu
​Fax: 402-472-6362

Award Recipients

2014: Kanako Hayashi
2013: Stephanie A. Pangas
2012: Jon M. Oatley
2011: Derek Boerboom
2010: Ryan Cabot
2009: Wei Yan
2008: Humphrey H.-C. Yao
2007: Derek J. McLean
2006: Andrea S. Cupp 
2005: Robert Viger
2004: Thomas E. Spencer

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