1. 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.) 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 (firstname.lastname@example.org>) with a copy to Ms. McEver (email@example.com) by February 1st, 2015. 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 2015 meeting.
2. The Hermann Rahn Award for Excellence in Pulmonary Research (sponsored by Dr. Sadis Matalon)
Dr. Sadis Matalon, Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, is soliciting nominations for the 2015 Hermann Rahn awards, in honor of the 36th APS President (1963-1964), a leader in the field of respiration physiology. The nominees must be either first or senior author in a paper published in the American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology since 2012 and must have been a trainee (graduate student or post-doctoral fellow), or junior faculty (Instructor or Assistant Professor) when the paper was submitted. Please submit nominations by February 1st, 2015 to Dr. Sadis Matalon, (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a copy to Ms. McEver (email@example.com, highlighting the importance of the work to the field, the contribution of the nominee to this project and his trajectory as a research scientist. The three winners will receive $250 each and a certificate of appreciation at the EB 2015 meeting.
3. The Usha (which means "dawn" in Sanskrit) Prakash awards (sponsored by Dr. 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, and the top 10 selections sent to Dr. Y S Prakash, Deputy Editor AJP-Lung by February 1st, 2015. The TWO winners will receive $500 and a certificate of appreciation at the EB 2015 meeting