2017 Springer Junior Investigator Award - NAVBO's Award for Junior Faculty
Supported by Springer Science + Business Media, publisher of Angiogenesis
Must be within five years of your first independent investigator position or within five years of an independent research position in academia, government, or industry.
Must submit an abstract to Vascular Biology 2017. Go to http://www.navbo.org/events/vb2017/abstracts to submit your abstract by August 1.
Submit an application - In addition to the abstract, an applicant must complete an online application and submit his/her current CV* in the prescribed format. Click here to go to the online application.
The NAVBO Meritorious Awards Committee will select the recipient based on recommendations from meeting organizers. The organizers will review submitted abstracts and applications and select two to three from their respective Workshops and submit those to the committee for consideration. The deadline for submission is August 1, 2017.
The recipient will give a 30 minute presentation (including time for Q&A) at Vascular Biology 2017, during the Award Lectures Session on Wednesday, October 18 and receive a certificate and a monetary award of $750.
* CV format:
B. Positions and Honors
C. Contributions to Science
Briefly describe up to five of the most significant contributions to
science. For each, indicate the historical background that frames the
scientific problem; central finding(s); the influence of the
finding(s) on the progress of science and/or their application to health or technology; and the nominee's scientific role in the described work. Description can include up to four peer-reviewed publications and should not exceed one half page.
D. List of Trainees
E. Research Support
F. Full list of publications, organized into primary research articles, reviews, and books/book chapters.
2016 Springer Junior Investigator Award
Stefania Nicoli, Ph.D.
Presented her talk, "Mutagenesis of microRNA genes uncovers trait variance as a unique vascular phenotype that confers stress sensitization" on Thursday, November 3 at the 19th International Vascular Biology Meeting in Boston, MA.
2015 Springer Junior Investigator Award
Daniel Greif, Ph.D.
Presented his talk, "Novel smooth muscle cell progenitors are primed to muscularize in disease" on Wednesday, October 21 at Vascular Biology 2015 in Hyannis, MA.
2014 Springer Junior Investigator Award
Jason E. Fish, Ph.D.
University of Toronto
Presented his talk, "Endothelial cells reprogram monocyte inflammatory responses through secretion of microvesicles containing anti-inflammatory microRNAs" on Wednesday, October 22 at Vascular Biology 2014 in Monterey, CA.
2013 Springer Junior Investigator Award
Hyung J. Chun, M.D.
Yale University School of Medicine
Dr. Chun is congratulated by Dr. Mark Ginsberg. Yung presented his talk, "Transcriptional regulation of microRNAs 424 and 503 by MEF2 and PPAR-gamma in the endothelium: Role in pathogenesis of pulmonary arterial hypertension" on Thursday, October 24 at Vascular Biology 2013 in Hyannis, MA.
2012 Springer Junior Investigator Award:
Lorin E. Olson, Ph.D.
Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation
Dr. Olson presented a lecture entitled, "PDGF signaling regulates smooth muscle differentiation and accelerates atherosclerosis," at the NAVBO Workshops in Vascular Biology 2012 on October 18 at the Asilomar Conference Grounds, Pacific Grove, CA
2011 Marked the Inaugural Presentation of This Award.
Dr. Carlos Fernandez-Hernando of New York University is congratulated by former mentor, William Sessa. Dr. Fernandez-Hernando presented his talk, "miR-33a/b Contributes to the Regulation of Fatty Acid Metabolism and Insulin Signaling," on Thursday, October 20, 2011 at the NAVBO Workshops in Vascular Biology (Hyannis, MA).