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CNPN 2021 Annual Meeting
ONLINE - May 10-12, 2021
 
2021 Award Nominations

CNPN is accepting nominations for the 2021 awards, as explained below.
NOTE: All nominations must be received by Monday, March 8, 2021


CNPN 2021 Tony Pawson Proteomics Award         [ print PDF ]

The CNPN-Tony Pawson Proteomics Award recognizes remarkable achievements in the fundamental understanding and/or practice of proteomics in biological sciences. Formerly called the "CNPN Distinguished Researcher Award," the award was renamed in 2014 in recognition of the seminal contributions to the proteomics field of one of the most influential Canadian scientists of all time, the late Prof. Tony Pawson, who received the CNPN award in 2013.

Past recipients of the award are: Anne-Claude Gingras (2020), Jennifer Van Eyk (2019), Gilles Lajoie (2018), Pierre Thibault (2017), Michael D. Tyers (2016), Guy Poirier (2015), Christopher Overall (2014), Tony Pawson (2013), Michel Desjardins (2012), Jack Greenblatt (2011) and John Bergeron (2010).

Nominations for the 2021 Award will be open until March 8th. Self-nominations are permitted. The award will be presented at the CNPN annual meeting, held virtually from May 10-12, 2021. The awardee will present a lecture on their work, and receive an award consisting of a trophy and a $2000 prize.

Applicant Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a Canadian citizen and/or work at a Canadian Institution at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be able to receive his/her award and present a lecture at the 2021 CNPN meeting.

How to Apply:

  • The candidate or sponsor must send a complete pdf application to awards@cnpn.ca before March 8, 2021.
  • The application should consist of:
    • A cover letter briefly describing why the nominee is appropriate for the award; this should include names and email addresses of three supporters who may be contacted by the review committee;
    • A short CV, including the full contact information for the applicant;
    • A paragraph suitable for publication on the CNPN website and in the program of the CNPN meeting (refer to http://www.cnpn.ca/about/past_award_winners.html for past recipients).
  • We suggest that the applicants also include one page of their "most significant contributions," similar to the CIHR format.
  • The pdf file and the email header should read:
    CNPN2021_Pawson_Award_Lastname_Firstname
  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • The successful applicant will be notified by March 29, 2021.


CNPN 2021 New Investigator Award           [ print PDF ]

The CNPN-New Investigator Award is a new initiative of the CNPN to recognize the contributions of an outstanding early career researcher to the fundamental understanding and/or practice of proteomics in the biological sciences. This award will help new investigators gain visibility in the field and encourage early stage Investigators to consider how proteomics may be used in their research. Past recipients of the award are: Jean-Philippe Lambert (2020).

Nominations for the 2021 Award will be open until March 8th. Self-nominations are permitted. The award will be presented at the CNPN annual meeting, held virtually from May 10-12, 2021. The awardee will present a lecture on their work, and receive an award consisting of a trophy and a $2000 prize.

Applicant Eligibility:

  • The applicant must be a Canadian citizen and/or work at a Canadian Institution at the time of application.
  • The applicant must be able to receive his/her award and present a lecture at the 2021 CNPN meeting.
  • The applicant must be within 6 years of their first independent investigator appointment

How to Apply:

  • The candidate or sponsor must send a complete pdf application to awards@cnpn.ca before March 8, 2021.
  • The application should consist of:
    • A cover letter briefly describing why the nominee is appropriate for the award; this should include names and email addresses of three supporters who may be contacted by the review committee;
    • A short CV, including the full contact information for the applicant;
    • A paragraph suitable for publication on the CNPN website and in the program of the CNPN meeting (refer to http://www.cnpn.ca/about/past_award_winners.html for past recipients).
  • We suggest that the applicants also include one page of their "most significant contributions," similar to the CIHR format.
  • The pdf file and the email header should read:
    CNPN2021_New_Investigator_Award_Lastname_Firstname
  • Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.
  • The successful applicant will be notified by March 29, 2021.


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