Ocular Toxicology SS Biannual Career Achievement Award
Deadline: December 31
Every other year, the OTSS recognizes a Senior Investigator for lifetime achievement or for contribution of a particularly influential body of work to the field of ocular toxicology. This award is for scientists in academia, industry, or those who have had an impact on regulation in the field. The award will be announced at the OTSS reception held during the SOT Annual Meeting.
Nominations of candidates not selected will be considered for two additional award cycles unless the nomination is withdrawn by the nominator.
Nominations are encouraged with respect to any of the following criteria:
1) Contribution to the field of ocular toxicology—depth and breadth of scientific contributions and significance of contributions for advancing the field
2) Major influence in the education/training/mentorship of young scientists in the field of ocular toxicology including training in government, industry, or academia
3) Leadership and service to the ocular toxicology field including involvement in the Specialty Section or other meetings/organizations related to ocular toxicology
4) Influence on regulatory and risk/safety assessment decisions related to ocular toxicology
The nominator (or himself/herself) should provide a discussion of the role that the candidate's work has played in any of the above 4 points. A curriculum vitae and bibliography should also be included. A letter of recommendation from another investigator in the field would be helpful.
Submit nominations to: Ocular.SOT@gmail.com
The winner will receive a certificate, monetary award of $1000 and will give a 10 minute presentation of their work at the OTSS reception held during the SOT Annual Meeting.
Award Group: SOT