SSR Awards

Past Award Recipients

Carl G. Hartman Award

2019: Marilyn Renfree AO, FAA, FAIBiol, FSRB, PhD, D.Sc. D.Sc (Hon.) LLD (Hon.)
2018: Patricia Hunt, Ph.D.
2017: Joanne Fortune, Ph.D.
2016: R. John Aitken, Ph.D., Sc.D., FRSE
2015: Roger V. Short, Ph.D.
2014: William W. Thatcher, Ph.D.
2013: Michael D. Griswold, Ph.D.
2012: Douglas M. Stocco, Ph.D.
2011: JoAnne S. Richards, Ph.D.
2010: John J. Eppig, Ph.D. 
2009: Terry M. Nett, Ph.D.
2008: Sudhansu K. Dey, Ph.D.
2007: Bert W. O'Malley, M.D.
2006: R. Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
2005: Gordon D. Niswender, Ph.D.
2004: Fuller W. Bazer, Ph.D.
2003: Anna-Riitta Fuchs, D.Sc.
2002: Roger A. Gorski, Ph.D.
2001: David T. Armstrong, Ph.D.
2000: Robert H. Foote, Ph.D. 
1999: Ryuzo Yanagimachi, Ph.D.
1998: Anita H. Payne, Ph.D.
1997: Ralph L. Brinster, V.M.D., Ph.D.
1996: Virendra B. Mahesh, Ph.D.
1995: Andrzej Bartke, Ph.D.
1994: Irving Rothchild, M.D., Ph.D. 
1993: Gilbert S. Greenwald, Ph.D.
1992: Neena B. Schwartz, Ph.D.
1991: Robert J. Ryan, M.D.
1990: Charles A. Barraclough, Ph.D.
1989: Richard J. Blandau, M.D., Ph.D.
1988: Harold Papkoff, Ph.D.
1987: John D. Biggers, D.Sc., Ph.D.
1986: Samuel M. McCann, M.D., Ph.D.
1985: Don W. Fawcett, M.D.
1984: Henry A. Lardy, D.Sc., Ph.D.
1983: Ernst Knobil, Ph.D.
1982: F.C. Amoroso, Ph.D.
1981: Griff T. Ross, M.D., Ph.D. 
1980: William Hansel, Ph.D.
1979: Joseph Meites, Ph.D.
1978: James H. Leathem, Ph.D.
1977: Charles H. Sawyer, Ph.D.
1976: Roland K. Meyer, Ph.D.
1975: Lester Earl Casida, Ph.D.
1974: Harold H. Cole, Ph.D.
1973: Frank A. Beach, Ph.D.
1972: Roy O. Greep, Ph.D.
1971: John W. Everett, Ph.D.
1970: Min Chueh Chang, Ph.D.
1969: Andrew V. Nalbandov, Ph.D.

Jansen SSR Distinguished Service Award

2019:Sally Perreault Darney, PhD
2018: Dr Mary Ann Handel, Ph.D.
2017: Jock Findlay, Ph.D.
2016: Asgerally Fazleabas, Ph.D.
2015: John R. McCarrey, Ph.D.
2014: Mary B. Zelinski, Ph.D.
2013: Mitch Eddy, Ph.D.
2012: Barbara M. Sanborn, Ph.D.
2011: Joy L. Pate, Ph.D.
2010: Robert C. Burghardt, Ph.D.
2009: Fredrick Stormshak, Ph.D.
2008: Joanne E. Fortune, Ph.D.
2007: Bruce D. Murphy, Ph.D.
2006: P. Landis Keyes, Ph.D.
2005: Virendra B. Mahesh, Ph.D. 
2004: Anita H. Payne, Ph.D.
2003: E. Keith Inskeep, Ph.D.
2002: David W. Schomberg, Ph.D.
2001: Gordon D. Niswender, Ph.D., and Terry M. Nett, Ph.D.
2000: Fuller W. Bazer, Ph.D.
1999: Koji Yoshinaga, Ph.D.
1998: John A. Resko, Ph.D.
1997: Janice M. Bahr, Ph.D.
1996: Billy N. Day, Ph.D.
1995: Rupert P. Amann, Ph.D.
1994: Sheldon J. Segal, Ph.D.
1993: Noland VanDemark, Ph.D.
1992: Luigi Mastroianni Jr., M.D.
1991: William Hansel, Ph.D.
1990: Julia Lobotsky, Ph.D.
1989: Philip Dziuk, Ph.D.
1988: Gilbert S. Greenwald, Ph.D.
1987: Larry L. Ewing, Ph.D.
1986: Andrew V. Nalbandov, Ph.D.

Research Award

2019: Humphrey Yao, PhD 
2018: Dr Wei Yan, Ph.D.
2017: Masahito Ikawa, Ph.D.
2016: Michael J. Soares, Ph.D.
2015: Haifan Lin, Ph.D.
2014: Peter J. Hansen, Ph.D.
2013: Thomas E. Spencer, Ph.D.
2012: Sylvie Breton, Ph.D.
2011: Francesco J. DeMayo, Ph.D.
2010: Asgerally T. Fazleabas, Ph.D.
2009: Richard M. Schultz, Ph.D.
2008: Randy Prather, Ph.D.
2007: Richard Stouffer, Ph.D.
2006: Michael D. Griswold, Ph.D.
2005: Mary Hunzicker-Dunn, Ph.D.
2004: Keith L. Parker, M.D., Ph.D.
2003: Marco Conti, M.D.
2002: Martin M. Matzuk, M.D., Ph.D.
2001: Sudhansu K. Dey, Ph.D.
2000: Norman B. Hecht, Ph.D.
1999: John J. Eppig, Ph.D.
1998: Geula Gibori, Ph.D.
1997: Douglas M. Stocco, Ph.D.
1996: Eli Y. Adashi, M.D.
1995: David Garbers, Ph.D.
1994: William W. Thatcher, Ph.D.
1993: Frank Talamantes Jr., Ph.D.
1992: Jerome F. Strauss III, M.D., Ph.D.
1991: Neal L. First, Ph.D.
1990: Fuller W. Bazer, Ph.D. and R. Michael Roberts, Ph.D.
1989: JoAnne S. Richards, Ph.D.
1988: Gordon D. Niswender, Ph.D.
1987: Fred J. Karsch, Ph.D.
1986: Aaron J.W. Hsueh, Ph.D.
1985: Lutz Birnbaumer, Ph.D.
1984: Charles A. Barraclough, Ph.D.
1983: Roger A. Gorski, Ph.D.
1982: Ryuzo Yanagimachi, Ph.D.
1981: Gary D. Hodgen, Ph.D.
1980: Fernand Labrie, M.D., Ph.D.
1979: James H. Clark, Ph.D.
1978: Cornelia P. Channing, Ph.D.

Virendra B. Mahesh New Investigator Award

Trainee Mentoring Award

Fuller W. Bazer SSR International Scientist Award

2019: Andreas Meinhardt, PhD
2018: Kate Loveland, PhD

Janice Bahr Junior Scientist Travel Award

2019: Annie Newell-Fugate, PhD, DVM
2018: Zeilann Craig and Beth Snyder

2018 Awardees

2018 Winners: 

  • First: Gauthier Schang, McGill University, Canada
  • Second: Ashley Meyer, University of Missouri-Columbia, USA 
  • Third: Diana Monsivais, Baylor College of Medicine, USA


2017
:

2017 Winners: Sweta Ravisankar (1st), Tegan Horan (3rd), and Macarena Gonzalez (2nd).

2017 Winners: Sweta Ravisankar (1st), Tegan Horan (3rd), and Macarena Gonzalez (2nd).

  • First: Sweta Ravisankar, Oregon Health and Science University, Beaverton, Oregon, USA. Abstract P316.
  • Second: Macarena Gonzalez, Robinson Research Institute, University of Adelaide, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Abstract P129.
  • Third: Tegan Horan, Washington State University, Pullman, Washington, USA. Abstract P200.


2016
:

  • First: Estela J. Jauregui. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 155.
  • Second: Douglas A. Gibson, Ph.D. University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland. Abstract 300.
  • Third: Pramod Dhakal, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA. Abstract 360.


2015
:

2015 Winners: Lan Hai, Ying Yang, Faezeh Koohestani.

2015 Winners: Lan Hai, Ying Yang, Faezeh Koohestani.

  • First: Faezeh Koohestani, Ph.D. University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA. Abstract 482.
  • Second: Ying Yang, Ph.D. University of Missouri-Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 191.
  • Third: Lan Hai, M.D. Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, USA. Abstract 671.


2014

2014 Finalists: Ying Yang, Won-Hee Song, June-Sub Lee, Pawan Puri, Melissa L. McCallum, Sharon L. Eddie

2014 Finalists: Ying Yang, Won-Hee Song, June-Sub Lee, Pawan Puri, Melissa L. McCallum, Sharon L. Eddie

  • First: Sharon L. Eddie, Ph.D. University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 433.
  • Second: Pawan Puri, Ph.D. University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Abstract 302.
  • Third: Melissa L. McCallum. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 313.


2013

2013 Finalists: Won-Hee Song, Soon- Ok Kim, Erica K. Ungewitter, and Linah F. Al-Alem. Not pictured: Elon Roti ​Roti and Jill Bennett.

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

  • First: Linah Al-Alem, Ph.D. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Abstract 796.
  • Second: Erica Ungewitter, Ph.D. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Abstract 453.
  • Third: Elon Roti Roti, Ph.D. University of Wisconsin–Madison, Madison, WI, USA. Abstract 725.


2012

2012 Winners: Niraj Joshi, Charlene D. Young, and Richard A. Jiménez​.

2012 Winners: Niraj Joshi, Charlene D. Young, and Richard A. Jiménez​.

  • First: Charlene D. Young, Ph.D., Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Abstract 451.
  • Second: Niraj Joshi, Ph.D. Michigan State University, Grand Rapids, Michigan, USA. Abstract 323.
  • Third: Richard A. Jiménez, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Abstract 206.


2011

2011 Winner: ​Kendra M. Hodgkinson.

2011 Winner: ​Kendra M. Hodgkinson

  • First: Kendra M. Hodgkinson. Ottawa Regional Cancer Center, Ottawa, ON, Canada. Abstract 343.
  • Second: Liang-Yu Chen, Ph.D. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS), Research Triangle Park, NC, USA. Abstract 762.
  • Third: Bruno Prud'homme. Laval University, Quebec City, QC, Canada. Abstract 403.


2010

  • First: Dulce Maroni, Ph.D. University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA. Abstract 228.
  • Second: Jessica A. Keegan. University of Missouri, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 310.
  • Third: April K. Binder, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 391.


2009

2009 Winners: Jing Liu, Kathrin A. Dunlap, and Yi Ren.

2009 Winners: Jing Liu, Kathrin A. Dunlap, and Yi Ren.

  • First: Kathrin A. Dunlap, Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. Abstract 427.
  • Second: Yi Ren, Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Abstract 503.
  • Third: Jing Liu. University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY, USA. Abstract 553.


2008

  • First: Jennifer A. Hernandez-Gifford, Ph.D. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, USA. Abstract 710.
  • Second: Andrew S. Midzak, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, USA. Abstract 125.
  • Third: Sarah L. Wakefield. University of Adelaide, Adelaide, SA, Australia. Abstract 334.


2007

  • First: Ivraym B. Barsoum, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL, USA. Abstract 246.
  • Second: Ankur K. Nagaraja, Ph.D., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 379.
  • Third: Kalidou Ndiaye, Ph.D. Ohio State University, Wooster, OH, USA. Abstract 196.


2006

  • First: Christine A. Glidewell-Kenney, Ph.D. Northwestern University, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract 421.
  • Second: Gwonhwa Song, Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA. Abstract 378.
  • Third: Xiaoyan Gong, M.D. Magee-Womens Research Institute, Pittsburgh, PA, USA. Abstract 444.


2005

  • First: Derek Boerboom, D.M.V., Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract T206.
  • Second: Lei Bao, M.D., Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract T575.
  • Third: Julia Halperin, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Abstract T746.


2004

  • First: Mayumi Oda, Ph.D. Laboratory of Cellular Biochemistry, Tokyo, Japan. Abstract 538.
  • Second: Genevieve B. Wortzman, Ph.D. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD​, USA. Abstract 241.
  • Third: Sandra Ledoux. University of Montreal, Saint-Hyacinthe, QC, Canada. Abstract 342.


2003

  • First: Shu-Zong Wang. University of Missouri–Columbia, Columbia, MO, USA. Abstract 427.
  • Second: James A. MacLean, Ph.D. M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 203.
  • Third: Venkataraman Sriraman, Ph.D. Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA. Abstract 283.


2002

  • First: Jessica A. Mong, Ph.D. Laboratory of Neurobiology and Behavior, New York, NY, USA. Abstract 68.
  • Second: Hsiu-Mei Chen. National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan, China. Abstract 66.


2001

  • First: Jessica Liu. University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. Abstract 68.
  • Second: Dong Ryul Lee, Ph.D. Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, USA. Abstract 65.


2000

  • First: Jacques J. Tremblay, Ph.D. Laval University, Ste-Foy, QC, Canada. Abstract 58.
  • Second: Timothy McKinnon, Ph.D. University of Western Ontario, London, ON, Canada. Abstract 56.


1999
:

  • First: Alice S.T. Wong, Ph.D. University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada. Abstract 7.
  • Second: François J. Richard, Ph.D. Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA. Abstract 10.