The Teratology Society Awards Committee is seeking nominations for three prestigious awards that will be presented at the Teratology Society's 56th Annual Meeting next June in San Antonio, Texas. Nominations are due Friday, November 6, 2015. Please take a moment to think about who has made an impact on you, on the Society, and on the field.
F. Clarke Fraser New Investigator Award
This award honors F. Clarke Fraser, one of the founding members of the Teratology Society, for his many contributions to the field of developmental toxicology. The award is presented during the annual meeting of the Teratology Society. The awardee will give a presentation related to his/her research. It is intended that the presentation will serve as a demonstration to pre- and postdoctoral students of the development of an independent career in birth defects research.
Edward W. Carney Distinguished Service Award
This award honors Edward W. Carney, Past President of the Teratology Society, for his exemplary dedication and service to the Society and the field of teratology. The Edward W. Carney Distinguished Service Award will recognize an individual who has provided distinguished service to The Teratology Society.
Jointly Sponsored by the Teratology Society and Developmental Neurotoxicology Society
This award honors the legacy of Dr. Patricia Rodier, a past President of the Developmental Neurotoxicology Society (formerly Neurobehavioral Teratology Society) and a Council member of the Teratology Society. This award recognizes an individual who has demonstrated an independent mid-career research in neurobehavioral teratology, birth defects, or other related fields and a commitment to mentorship of students, postdoctoral fellows, young investigators, and/or trainees.
Nominations for these awards may be emailed to Bruce Beyer, Awards Committee Chair, Teratology Society.