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Awards

ASP Awards for the 37th ASP Meeting held
June 14-19, 2014 in San Diego, California


1.ASP Research Award

The ASP is pleased to announce the "ASP Research Award" that recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions with major impact on the fields of photomedicine, photobiology, photochemistry, and/or photophysics as represented by ASP. The Award is $1000 plus travel (total $1500) and a plaque. The successful recipient will be expected to present an award lecture at the 37th ASP Meeting.

The following criteria will identify the best candidate:
(1) The candidate may be self nominated or nominated by another member of the ASP and must have made a major research contribution to the photosciences.
(2) The candidate must have at least 10 years of post-graduate (PhD or MD) research.
(3) For equivalent candidates, preference is given to the candidate who has contributed most to the ASP.
(4) The nomination package will stand for three years and can be updated yearly by the nominator. After three years, a new nomination package must be submitted.

Each submitted nomination should include (i) a signed nomination letter by an ASP member describing the candidate and major accomplishments that justify consideration for this award, (ii) an updated CV of the candidate, (iii) up to two additional letters emphasizing the impact of the candidate's research.

The ASP Awards Committee is charged with selection of the recipient based on the criteria outlined above.

The individual must be an ASP member at the time of award acceptance and must commit to attending the biennial meeting and be present during the awards ceremony.

The deadline for submissions has passed.


2. ASP New Investigator Award

The ASP is pleased to announce the "ASP New Investigator Award". This award recognizes promising quality research in the fields of photomedicine, photobiology, photochemistry, and/or photophysics performed at a relatively early stage in an investigator's career, typically within the first ten years of obtaining the terminal academic degree. In exceptional cases senior scientists new to the photosciences will be considered. The Award is $1000 plus travel (total $1500) and a plaque. The successful recipient will be expected to present an award lecture at the 37th ASP Meeting that will take place June 14-19, 2014 in San Diego, CA.

Each submitted nomination should include: (i) a signed nomination letter by an ASP member describing the candidate and major accomplishments that justify consideration for this award. Group/joint nomination letters are acceptable. The nomination letter should address research accomplishments and likelihood of continued excellence of the candidate; (ii) an updated CV of the candidate.

The ASP Awards Committee is charged with selection of the recipient based on nominations by members of the Committee and by ASP members. Self-nominations are accepted. The individual must be an ASP member at the time of award acceptance.

The deadline for submissions has passed.


3. ASP Light Path Award


The ASP is pleased to announce the availability of the 'ASP Light-path Award' that will be presented at the 36th ASP Meeting that will take place June 14-19, 2014 in San Diego, CA. This award will honor a researcher with substantial and innovative contributions to the fusion of photobiology with other disciplines, thus broadening the frontiers of photobiology. The award will be delivered during the ASP biennial meeting and will be a personalized Plaque.
Each submitted nomination should include (i) a signed nomination letter by an ASP member describing the candidate and major accomplishments that justify consideration for this award, and (ii) an updated CV of the candidate.

The ASP Awards Committee is charged with selection of the recipient based on nominations by members of the Committee and by ASP members. Self-nominations are accepted. The individual must be an ASP member at the time of award acceptance.

The deadline for submissions has passed.


4. & 5. ASP Photochemistry and Photobiology PhotoCite Awards:

ASP PhotoCite Award A (most cited original research article 2009-2012)
ASP PhotoCite Award B (most cited review article 2009-2012)

The ASP is pleased to announce the ASP PhotoCite Awards that will be presented at the 36th ASP Meeting that will take place June 14-19, 2014 in San Diego, CA.
The ASP PhotoCite Award A will be given to the authors of an original research article in Photochemistry & Photobiology (P&P), the official journal of ASP, published during the last four years (i.e. 2008 to 2011) that received the most hetero-citations (citations by others) during that period.
The ASP PhotoCite Award B will be given to the authors of a review article in Photochemistry & Photobiology (P&P), the official journal of ASP, published during the last four years (i.e. 2009 to 2012) that received the most hetero-citations (citations by others) during that period.
The recipients will be determined using data supplied by the publisher Wiley-Blackwell, Inc. The award will be delivered during the ASP biennial meeting and will be a personalized Plaque.


6. Photochemistry and Photobiology Editor's Award for Outstanding Student Research
The ASP is pleased to announce the Photochemistry and Photobiology Editor's Award for Outstanding Student Research that will be presented at the 37th ASP Meeting that will take place June 14-19, 2014 in San Diego, CA.
The Editor's Award will honor an individual who has published outstanding research in P&P as a first author in 2011-2012, and must have been a graduate or undergraduate student at the time of submission.
The research article must have been published in the specified period or (if not yet in print) must have been accepted by the journal and published online.
The Award is $ 600.00 toward travel expenses and a Plaque.

In order to be considered for this award, the following application package must be submitted by the successful applicant:
(1) pdf file of research paper published in P&P in 2011-2013 indicating first authorship.
(2) brief documentation of student status at the time the original manuscript was submitted to P&P.
(3) brief letter of support written by the research adviser detailing the research contributions the applicant made as a graduate/undergraduate student.
(4) an updated CV of the candidate.

The successful applicant will be selected by members of the ASP Awards Committee and P&P Editorial Board. The individual must be an ASP member at the time of award acceptance.

The deadline for submissions has passed.