Award winners for 2006 IMGC

Award winners for 2006 IMGC
The Secretariat and members of The International Mammalian Genome Society are
proud of the students, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty who present oral and
poster presentations at the annual meeting. The outstanding contributions of these
young scientists are recognized through several awards.
The first of these awards is the Verne Chapman Young Scientist Award, which is
given to the most outstanding oral presentation from a postdoctoral fellow or
student. This is a monetary award of $500 that reflects Dr. Chapman's dedication to
mentoring junior scientists. Verne Chapman Young Scientist Award went to Brooke
Miller (The Scripps Research Institute-Florida).
A large group of publishing companies sponsored this year's presentation prizes.
genesis gave a $300 cash award for an outstanding oral presentation. This prize
went to James Amos-Landgraf (University of Wisconsin). genesis also gave a $200
cash award for an outstanding oral presentation. This prize went to Debra Silver
The remainder of the sponsors donated a one year subscription to their journal. They
are given to the most outstanding poster presentations by graduate students and
postdoctoral fellows, and are chosen by members of the IMGS Secretariat during the
course of the meeting.
2006 Awards
Mammalian Genome: Nicola Solomon (University of Michigan)
Genomics: Khyobeni Mozhuri (University of Tennessee Health Science Center)
Genome Research: David Homolka
Nature Reviews Genetics: Nupur Raychaudhuri (UCLA)
Nature Genetics: Ming Yu (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
Nature: Amy Baran (Thomas Jefferson University)
Springer Publishing Company-- books:
Ron Miller (Johns Hopkins Medical Institutes)
Suzanne Hartford (Cornell University)
Kimberly Reese (University of Pennsylvania)