CALL FOR IBANGS AWARD NOMINATIONS

 

DEADLINE: December 21, 2012

 

Dear IBANGS Members,

 

To recognize the important contributions of our colleagues in the field of behavioural and neural genetics, the IBANGS Executive Committee confers two awards at each IBANGS annual meeting: the Young Scientist Award and the Distinguished Investigator Award. PLEASE NOMINATE DESERVING SCIENTISTS – THEY CANNOT RECEIVE THIS RECOGNITION IF THEY ARE NOT NOMINATED!

 

Annual Young Scientist Award

Eligible nominees are current IBANGS members in good standing, and individuals on the web email list (ibngs@memberclicks-mail.net), which includes past and current members and individuals who have registered for an annual meeting. However, if not a member, it is required that the nominee become an IBANGS member at the time of nomination.  Excluded from eligibility are current members of the Awards and Executive Committees. Criteria for evaluation are:

  1. Seven (7) or fewer years post-first faculty or faculty-equivalent appointment
  2. Area of research, and importance to Behavioural and Neural Genetics
  3. Scientific importance of research discoveries
  4. Future plans and projects
  5. Projected impact on the field

 

Annual Distinguished Scientist Award

Eligible nominees are current IBANGS members in good standing, and individuals on the web email list (ibngs@memberclicks-mail.net), which includes past and current members and individuals who have registered for an annual meeting. However, if not a member, it is required that the nominee become an IBANGS member at the time of nomination.  Excluded from eligibility are current members of the Awards and Executive Committees. Criteria for evaluation are:


  1. Seven (7) or more years post-first faculty or faculty-equivalent appointment
  2. Area of research, and importance to Behavioural and Neural Genetics
  3. Scientific importance of research discoveries
  4. Mentorship of students, postdoctoral fellows, and new faculty
  5. Continued impact on the field

 

Distinguished Service Award

Recognizes the exceptional contributions to the field of a senior scientist.

 

To make a nomination, please email the items below by December 21st 2012 to: Tamara Phillips, Ph.D., Chair, IBANGS Awards Committee, phillipt@ohsu.edu

 

1. Your letter of nomination and statement of the nominee’s scientific contributions, addressing the evaluation criteria for the appropriate award (2-page maximum total). This letter must confirm that the individual has agreed to be nominated, agreed to become an IBANGS member if not currently a member, and agreed to attend the Annual Meeting to present a lecture, if selected.

2. Nominee’s contact information

3. Nominee’s Curriculum Vitae


The list of previous awardees are on the Society’s Awards web page http://www.ibangs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=35

 

The list of Executive Committee members can be found on at http://www.ibangs.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=27

 

Awardees will be selected by the Awards Committee, and will be announced at the 15th Annual Meeting of the International Behavioural and Neural Genetics Society, May 20-24, 2013, in Leuven, Belgium at the KU Leuven and in the Faculty Club (Groot Begijnhof).

http://www.facultyclub.be/en/conference-and-meeting-facilities/


Awards Committee for IBANGS 2013 Annual Meeting:
Tamara Phillips (Chair)

Steve Boehm

Jacki Crawley

Hiroki Ishiguro

Maria Luisa Scattoni

Joe Tsien

 

 

Young Scientist Awardees

Stephen Boehm - 2011

Hiroki Ishiguro - 2010

Abraham Palmer - 2009

Justin Rhodes - 2008

Elissa Chesler - 2007

Andrew Holmes - 2006

 

Distinguished Scientist Awardees

Joe Z. Tsien - 2012

Jacqueline Crawley - 2011

Tamara Phillips - 2010

Hans-Peter Lipp - 2009

John Belknap, John Crabbe - 2008

Robert Williams - 2007

Douglas Wahlsten - 2006

Lorraine Flaherty - 2005

 

Distinguished Service Awardees

Wim E. Crusio - 2011

Benson E. Ginsburg - 2001