Research Platform Awardees

The Trainee Research Awards recognize the best papers presented at the Annual Meeting by predoctoral or postdoctoral trainees. The Trainee Research Platform Awardees are listed below; click here to view the Trainee Research Poster Awardees.

2017

2017 Research Platform Finalists

2017 Winners: Maria M. Szwarc (2nd), Megan
A. Sheridan (1st), and Atefeh Abedini (3rd).

First: Megan Sheridan, University of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri, USA. Abstract T4.

Second: Maria Szwarc, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA. Abstract T6.

Third: Atefeh Abedini, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Abstract T3.

 

2016

First: Fei Zhao, Ph.D. NIEHS, Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Abstract 174.

Second: Pavla Brachova, Ph.D. University of Kansas, Kansas City, KS, USA. Abstract 425.

Third: Hao Wu. Nanjing Medical University, Janjing, Jiangsu, China. Abstract 17.

 

2015

SSR 2014 Research Platform Finalists

2015 Winners: Mulin Xiong, Damayanti
Chakraborty, Priya Mittal.

First: Priya Mittal. Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Abstract 127.

Second: Damayanti Chakraborty, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA. Abstract 115.

Third: Mulin Xiong. Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston MA, USA. Abstract 95.

 

2014

SSR 2014 Research Platform Finalists

2014 Finalists: Michael Strug, Veronika
Benesova, Matthew T. Rätsep,
Rodolfo C. Cardoso, Jonathan T.
Busada, and Sandra Ruiz.

First: Matthew T. Rätsep. Queen's University, Kingston, ON, Canada. Abstract 42.

Second: Jonathan T. Busada. Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, Greenville, NC, USA. Abstract 43.

Third: Rodolfo C. Cardoso, D.V.M., Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. Abstract 45.

 

2013

SSR 2013 Research Platform Finalists

2013 Finalists: Kelsey E. Brooks,
Chang Liu, Genna R. Stodden, and
Theodore Wing. Not pictured: Kalyne
?Bertolin and Ahmed Z. Balboula.

First: Chang Liu. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Durham, NC, USA. Abstract 1.

Second: Genna Stodden. University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI, USA. Abstract 6.

Third: Kalyne Bertolin, Ph.D. University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada. Abstract 3.

 

2012

2012 SSR Research Platform Finalists

2012 Finalists: Kun Zhang, Qi-En
Yang, Sule Dogan, Sandeep
Pawar, Houssein Salem-
Abdou, and Jenna Haverfield.

First: Jenna T. Haverfield, Ph.D.. Prince Henry's Institute, Clayton, VIC, Australia. Abstract 9.

Second: Sandeep Pawar, Ph.D. University of Illinois, Urbana, IL, USA. Abstract 10.

Third: Qi-En Yang, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 7.

 

2011

SSR 2012 Research Platform Winner

2011 Winner: Karen E. Racicot.

First: Karen E. Racicot, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA, USA. Abstract 4.

Second: Lisa K. Akison, Ph.D. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Abstract 7.

Third: Mandy L. King. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA. Abstract 3.

 

2010

SSR 2010 Research Platform Finalists

2010 Finalists: Alison S. Care,
Kylie R. Dunning, Yonghyun Shin,
TaeHoon Kim, Heather L. Franco,
and Amanda L. Krull.

First: Kylie R. Dunning, Ph.D. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Abstract 154.

Second: Amanda L. Krull. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 156.

Third: Heather L. Franco, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 155.

 

2009?

2009 SSR Research Platform Winners

2009 Winners: Jamie A. Le
and Y. Sangeeta Devi.
Not pictured: Emily Alvino.

First: Jamie A. Le. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 182.

Second: Emily Alvino, Ph.D. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia Abstract 51.

Third: Y. Sangeeta Devi, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 44.

2008

First: Brandon Lingenfelter, D.O., Ph.D. West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV, USA. Abstract 34.

Second: Chris Geyer, Ph.D. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Abstract 603.

Third: Karen A. Schindler, Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Abstract 584.

2007

First: Daniel J. Trombly, Ph.D. Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA. Abstract 278.

Second: Denise Archambeault, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. Abstract 508.

Third: Catherine Christian, Ph.D. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA. Abstract 431.

2006

First: Olga M. Ocón-Grove, Ph.D. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA. Abstract 151.

Second: Koji Toyokawa, Ph.D. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA. Abstract 161.

Third: Tracy L. Davis, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 109.

2005?

First: Chuck R. Greenfeld, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 121.

Second: Yoko Miyamoto, Ph.D. CHUL Research Centre, Ste-Foy, QC, Canada. Abstract 97.

Third: Misung Jo, Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Abstract 49.

2004

First (tie): Joanna E. Burdette, Ph.D. Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA. Abstract 329.

First (tie): Armina A. Kazi, Ph.D. University of Maryland, Baltimore, Maryland, USA. Abstract 563.

Third: Jon M. Oatley, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA. Abstract 593.

2003

First: Lea A. Rempel, Ph.D. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA. Abstract 26.

Second: Matthew D. Show, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 56.

Third: Tania Fayad, Ph.D. University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada. Abstract 245.

2002

First: Kathleen H. Burns, M.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 5.

Second: Shannon D. Sullivan, M.D., Ph.D. University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA. Abstract 6.

2001

First: Sekoni Noel, Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. Abstract 4.

Second: Wendy Ingman, Ph.D. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Abstract 5.

2000

First: James K. Pru, Ph.D. University of Wyoming, Laramie, WY, USA. Abstract 5.

Second: Regina D. Horvat, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 2.

Second: Sean W. Limesand, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 4.

1999

First: Humphrey H.-C. Yao, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. Abstract 1.

Second: Walter Tribley, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 3.

1998

First: Faye A. Bradbury, Ph.D.. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 121.

Second: Charles L. Chaffin, Ph.D.. Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, Beaverton, OR, USA. Abstract 126.

1997

First: Todd W. Sandhoff, Ph.D.. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA. Abstract 182.

Second: Vinayak Doraiswamy, Ph.D.. North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND, USA. Abstract 161.

1996

First: Warren B. Nothnick, Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Abstract 159.

Second: Robert S. Viger, Ph.D. Clinical Research Institute of Montreal, Montreal, QC, Canada. Abstract 338.

1995

First: Kaylon L. Bruner, Ph.D. Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA. Abstract 323.

Second: Sheau Yu Hsu, Ph.D. Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. Abstract 373.

1994

First: Limin Liu, Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 379.

Second: Adele M. Turzillo, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 177.

1993

First: Hal C. Cantor, Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 182.

Second: Richard E. Cutler Jr., Ph.D. Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 180.

1992

First: Douglas W. Leaman, Ph.D. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 168.

Second: Kenneth P. Nephew, Ph.D. University of Kansas, Wichita, KS, USA. Abstract 164.

1991

First: K. James Tsuruta, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 193.

Second: John L. Tilly, Ph.D. University of California–San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA. Abstract 192.

1990

First: Suzanne M. Moenter, Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 134.

Second: Dana Gaddy-Kurten, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 136.

1989

First: Matthew Berria, Ph.D. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA. Abstract 135.

Second: Constance Albarracin, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 134.

1988

First: Milo C. Wiltbank, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 154.

Second: James Charles Cross, D.V.M., Ph.D. University of Missouri–Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 153.

1987

First: Diane S. Keeney, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 172.

Second: Nancy L. Wayne, Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 167.

1986

First: Kirwin J. Darney Jr. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 46.

Second: David R. Brigstock, Ph.D. AFRC Institute of Animal Physiology, Babraham, UK. Abstract 167.

1985

First: Meredith L. Warshaw, Ph.D. University of Illinois–Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 52.

Second: Charlotte E. Farin, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 13.

Honorable Mention: Debora L. Hamernik, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 58.

1984

First: Kristen A. Ivani, Ph.D. University of Idaho, Moscow, ID, USA. Abstract 42.

Second: K.-Y. Francis Pau, Ph.D. Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, Beaverton, OR, USA. Abstract 1.

1983

First: Hector W. Alila, D.V.M., Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Abstract 55.

Second: Elizabeth J. Smanik, M.D., Ph.D. Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA. Abstract 5.

Honorable Mention: Charles E. Roselli, Ph.D. Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR, USA. Abstract 39.

1982

First: Diane E. Suter, Ph.D. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO, USA. Abstract 35.

Second: Denis A. Leong. University of Alabama in Birmingham, Birmingham. Abstract 44.

Honorable Mention: Robert A. Milvae, Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Abstract 33.

1981

First: Marion C. Usselman, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 46.

Second: Judith N. Schoonmaker, Ph.D. University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA. Abstract 36.

Honorable Mention: Thomas E. Adams, Ph.D. Oregon Regional Primate Research Center, Beaverton, OR, USA. Abstract 5.

1980

First: Robert D. Koos, Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Abstract 84.

Second: Arthur Coquelin. University of Texas, Austin, TX, USA. Abstract 24.

1979

First: Gere diZerega, M.D. National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Bethesda, MD, USA. Abstract 73.

Second: Julia A. Jonassen. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 5.

1978

First: Eileen Su-Rong Huang, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. Abstract 68.

Second: Jamie Y. Jeremy, Ph.D. Washington University, St. Louis, MO, USA. Abstract 104.

1977

First: Curtis Chubb, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 131.

Second: James J. Ireland, Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA. Abstract 6.

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