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Award amount: $1,000 + reimbursement of the advanced EB registration fee + Invitation to publish a review based upon the EB presentation + Complimentary ticket to attend the business luncheon + One year APS membership dues paid

Deadline: November 27

Questions? Contact: Carrie A. Northcott, PhD, Chair of the Awards Committee

Who Can Apply: Must be early career investigator who holds a rank no higher than Assistant Professor.

Award Description

The Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section New Investigator Award supported by Data Sciences International 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 Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section. 

Applications are reviewed by the Awards Committee of the Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section. Candidates will be judged on their research, how their publications and engagement relate to the Water and Electrolyte Homeostasis Section, evidence for independence and promise (grant funding, peer review activities, etc.), and letters of recommendation. The recipient of the award will present a lecture on his/her research during a WEH sponsored session at the annual Experimental Biology meeting and will be invited to publish a manuscript on this presentation in the American Journal of Physiology-Regulatory, Integrative & Comparative Physiology.


Eligibility
  • APS member with primary affiliation in the Water & Electrolyte Homeostasis Section
  • Must attend the Experimental Biology meeting
  • Must be early career investigator who hold a rank no higher than assistant professor.

Criteria
  • Curriculum Vitae with a complete list of publications and abstracts
  • A brief summary and analysis of the research contributions of the nominee (one page)
  • Two letters of nomination from members of the APS

Award Includes:

  • $1,000 plus reimbursement of the advanced EB registration fee
  • Invitation to publish a review based upon the EB presentation
  • Complimentary ticket to attend the business luncheon 
  • One year APS membership dues paid

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Applications are only accepted via online submission.