Respiration Section Awards
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The Respiration Section New Investigator Award ($1,000 plus reimbursement of the advance registration fee) recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his/her career. Candidates should be investigators who have made meritorious contributions to the area represented by the Respiration Section. They must not be above the rank of Assistant Professor or a comparable position in a research track at an academic institution or in industry (e.g. Scientist, Sr. Scientist, Research Investigator, etc.). Applicants must have been independent investigators for no more than 8 years at the time of submitting the application. They must receive nominations from at least two regular members of the APS. Candidates will be judged on their publications, how the publications relate to the Respiration Section, evidence for independence and promise (grant funding, peer review activities, etc.) and level of participation in Experimental Biology and APS-related activities.

Although this is not an abstract-based award, awardees are expected to attend the Experimental Biology meeting and make an oral or poster presentation. The candidate must be an APS member in good standing with a primary affiliation in the Respiration Section. Candidates must upload: curriculum vitae, 2 nomination letters from APS members, and 3 reprints. Awardees must attend the Experimental Biology meeting in order to collect the cash prize and are recognized at the Respiration Section Banquet.

This Award is made possible by our Strategic Partner, ADInstruments.

All application materials must be completed online by December 11, 2017.

Required Materials:
Curriculum Vitae
Nomination Letter 1
Nomination Letter 2
Publication Reprint 1
Publication Reprint 2
Publication Reprint 3

Other Requested (not required) Materials:
Abstract Number
Abstract First Author’s Full Name
pdf of Abstract Submission



The Respiration Section Outstanding Trainee Award ($1,000 plus reimbursement of the advance registration fee) recognizes an outstanding postdoctoral trainee who submitted their abstract to an APS Respiration Section topic category at the Experimental Biology meeting. Candidates should be young investigators who have made meritorious contributions to the area represented by the Respiration Section. They must receive nominations from at least two regular members of the APS. Candidates will be judged on their publications, how the publications relate to the Respiration Section, evidence for future independence and promise (grant funding, peer review activities, etc.) and level of participation in Experimental Biology and APS-related activities.

The candidate must be an APS member in good standing with a primary affiliation in the Respiration Section. Candidates must upload: a copy of their first-authored abstract, curriculum vitae and 2 nomination letters from APS members. Candidates may also upload up to 3 reprints. Awardees must attend the Experimental Biology meeting in order to collect the cash prize and are recognized at the Respiration Section Banquet.

This Award is made possible by our Strategic Partner, ADInstruments.


All application materials must be completed online by December 11, 2017.

Required Materials:
Abstract Number
Abstract First Author’s Full Name
pdf of Abstract Submission
Curriculum Vitae
Nomination Letter 1
Nomination Letter 2

Other Requested (not required) Materials:
Publication Reprint 1
Publication Reprint 2
Publication Reprint 3




The Respiration Section Research Recognition Awards ($500 plus reimbursement of the advance registration fee) recognize outstanding research by graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who submitted their abstract to an APS Respiration Section topic category at the Experimental Biology meeting. Applicants must upload a copy of their first-authored abstract. Awardees must attend the Experimental Biology meeting in order to collect the cash prize and are recognized at the Respiration Section Banquet.


All application materials must be completed online by December 11, 2017. 

Required Materials:
Abstract Number
Abstract First Author’s Full Name
pdf of Abstract Submission
Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s Full Name
Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s email Address
Abstract Sponsor or Advisor’s Telephone Number



The Respiration Section Trainee Poster Presentation Awards recognize outstanding research by undergraduate and graduate students and postdoctoral fellows who submitted their abstract to an APS Respiration Section topic category at the Experimental Biology meeting. Trainee presentations are judged at their poster presentation during the Experimental Biology meeting and winners are recognized in the Respiration Section Newsletter. Up to 20 trainees will receive awards of $100 each. Ten of these awards are sponsored by Data Sciences International (DSI).




Julius H. Comroe, Jr. Distinguished Lectureship of the APS Respiration Section
Award: $1,000 and up to $2000 to cover travel and per diem expenses
Contact: Frank L. Powell, Jr., Ph.D., Resp. Section Awards Committee Chair; fpowell@ucsd.edu
Deadline: set by section

The 12 Distinguished Lectureship Awards are named after outstanding contributors to the disciplinary areas of physiology represented by the 12 APS Sections. The recipient is chosen by the Section as a representative of the best within the discipline. Lecturers present and are active participants at the Experimental Biology meeting. Each year, four of the 12 lecturers give plenary lectures that incorporate the main meeting topic. In the years that sections do not have plenary lectures, the lecturer presents one hour of a featured topic programmed by the section. Each recipient receives a $1,000 honorarium and up to $2,000 to cover travel and per diem expenses incurred during the meeting.



Best Research Paper published in AJP-Lung by a Junior Investigator (sponsored by the American Physiological Society).

The American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology invites nominations for the “Best original research paper published in AJP-Lung between 2012-2014 by a junior author (Assistant Professor, Instructor, Post-doctoral fellow or graduate student.)  The nominee must be either first or senior author and in the opinion of the nominator, contributed significantly in the inception and conduct of this project.  Please submit a nomination stating the importance of this paper in the field as well as the contributions of the first author to Dr. Sadis Matalon, Editor AJP-Lung  (sadis@uab.edu<mailto:sadis@uab.edu>) with a copy to Ms. McEver (amcever@emory.edu<mailto:amcever@emory.edu>) by December 17, 2017.  All applications will be reviewed by the Editor and Associate Editors who will chose the winner by secret ballot.  The winner will receive $500 and a certificate of appreciation at the EB 2018 meeting.





 The Usha (which means dawn in Sankrit) Awards (sponsored by D. Prakash YS)
Dr. Prakash YS, Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, is soliciting nominations for the Usha awards. The nominee must be a promising trainee (undergraduate or graduate student, or a research fellow (5 years since being granted the terminal degree (e.g. PhD, MD, DO, DVM), and should have contributed a 1st author abstract to the Respiration Section of the APS for presentation at the APS. Criteria for selection will include the level of excitement regarding the nominee's future, contribution by the nominee to the work, and the importance of the work to the field. Nominees are to be selected by the Respiration Section of the APS. All applications must be submitted by December 11, 2017. The TWO winners will receive $500 and a certificate of appreciation at the EB 2018 meeting.
         


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