5th Biennial North American Society for Comparative Endocrinology

May 24-28, 2019

Awards

1. The Gorbman-Bern Memorial Lectureship


Terms and Criteria: This lectureship is awarded in recognition of significant and continuous contributions to the area of comparative endocrinology and the associated scientific community. One award is made at each NASCE meeting every 2 years.


Eligibility: The candidate must be a member of NASCE and working in North America at the time of nomination.


Benefit: Invited speaker with waived registration and paid travel. There may be a short highlight article in the official journal of the NASCE General and Comparative Endocrinology to summarize his/her contributions. The nominee will be awarded a plaque (or medal).


Application/nomination procedures: Nominations are submitted via email in PDF format and must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, and a brief statement (2 pages maximum) of the significance of the work for which the candidate is nominated. The nomination package may include a maximum of three letters of support in addition to the nomination letter. The nomination must indicate that the nominee is available to deliver the Gorbman-Bern Memorial Lectureship at the upcoming NASCE meeting. The deadline for application is November 15, 2018 and the award recipient will be announced by January 15, 2019. The completed nomination application should be sent by email to Dr. John Chang, President of NASCE (john.chang@ualberta.ca).

PAST AWARDEES

2017 – Robert Denver, University of Michigan, Michigan, USA

2015 – Glen Der Kraak, University of Guelph, Ontario, CA

2013 – Robert Dores, University of Denver, Colorado, USA

 

2. The Gorbman-Bern New Independent Investigator Award


Terms and Criteria: This award is given to a young investigator in recognition of significant and novel scientific contributions to the area of comparative endocrinology.


Eligibility: The candidate must be no more than 5 years into an independent career in academia, industry, or government scientific research. The candidate must be a member of NASCE and working in North America at the time of nomination.


Benefit: Invited speaker with waived registration and paid travel. There may be a short highlight article in General and Comparative Endocrinology to summarize his/her contributions. The candidate will be awarded a plaque (or medal).


Application/nomination procedures: Nominations are submitted by email in PDF format and must include an up-to-date curriculum vitae, including a list of publications. The nomination package may include a maximum of three letters of support in addition to the nomination letter. The nomination letter must briefly outline the justification for the nomination. The nomination must indicate when the nominee began his/her independent position and is available to deliver the Gorbman-Bern New Independent Investigator Lecture at the NASCE meeting.  The deadline for application is November 15, 2018 and the award recipient will be announced by January 15, 2019. The completed nomination application should be sent by email to Dr. John Chang, President of NASCE (john.chang@ualberta.ca).

PAST AWARDEES

2017 – Valérie Langlois, Royal Canadian Military College of Canada, Ontario, Canada

2015 – Deborah Lutterschmidt, Portland State University, Oregon, USA

2013 – Chris Martyniuk, University of New Brunswick, New Brunswick, CA