SSR Research Award
This award recognizes an active, regular member of the Society for outstanding research published during the previous six years. The Awards Committee will consider the significance of problems under investigation, the breadth and depth of the analyses performed, and the level of originality manifested in the publications of this work.
The 2014 Trainee Mentoring Award is supported in part by Michigan State University's Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
- Pioneered in the development of novel and significant areas of knowledge.
- Developed new knowledge in a creative manner and with independent insight.
- Created new knowledge which served as a foundation for expanding our understanding of reproductive biology and/or for the application of knowledge to technology.
- Experimental Practices
- Developed innovative hypotheses during research.
- Developed new and superior experimental methodologies.
- Formulated experimental designs that permitted the derivation of unambiguous conclusions and concepts.
- Communicated research results to the scientific community with clarity through timely presentation at scientific meetings and by publication in high-quality journals.
- Provided essential contributions in team research endeavors.
- Recognized as an innovator and scholar by peers as evidenced by other scientific awards and invitations to participate in scholarly activities, such as symposia.
- Shared research experience willingly and unselfishly with the scientific community through activities, such as providing expert advice, sharing new techniques, or providing unique reagents.
- Other Activities
- This award is given for research excellence. However, the requirement that the nominee be an "active, regular member of the Society" implies participation in the activities of the Society for the Study of Reproduction (see SSR's Service List).
Submit a Nomination
Current Regular and Emeritus members of the Society may nominate an individual for the SSR Research 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:
- a letter of nomination and
- two supporting letters from other individuals.
Send nominating materials by 1 December 2013 to:
Jennifer Wood, Chair
SSR Awards Committee
2014: Peter J. Hansen
2013: Thomas E. Spencer
2012: Sylvie Breton
2011: Francesco J. DeMayo
2010: Asgerally T. Fazleabas
2009: Richard M. Schultz
2008: Randy Prather
2007: Richard Stouffer
2006: Michael D. Griswold
2005: Mary Hunzicker-Dunn
2004: Keith L. Parker (memorial)
2003: Marco Conti
2002: Martin M. Matzuk
2001: Sudhansu K. Dey
2000: Norman B. Hecht (memorial)
1999: John J. Eppig (endowment fund)
1998: Geula Gibori
1997: Douglas M. Stocco
1996: Eli Y. Adashi
1995: David Garbers
1994: William W. Thatcher
1993: Frank Talamantes, Jr.
1992: Jerome F. Strauss III
1991: Neal L. First
1990: Fuller W. Bazer and R. Michael Roberts
1989: JoAnne S. Richards
1988: Gordon D. Niswender
1987: Fred J. Karsch
1986: Aaron J.W. Hsueh
1985: Lutz Birnbaumer
1984: Charles A. Barraclough (memorial)
1983: Roger A. Gorski
1982: R. Yanagimachi
1981: Gary D. Hodgen
1980: Fernand Labrie
1979: James H. Clark
1978: Cornelia P. Channing (memorial)