The Early Career Award was instituted by the Society in 2005 to recognize outstanding research by scientists at the beginnings of their careers. This award is a monetary award made annually for exceptionally creative, independent contributions by an individual, whether or not a member of the Society, who is generally not more than seven years post-Ph.D. on January 1st of the year of the presentation. Breaks in careers will be considered when addressing the time limit of this award.
The Early Career Award acknowledges outstanding research by a scientist generally not more than seven years post-Ph.D. This year’s Early Career Award recipient is Julia Santiago Cuellar.
Julia Santiago Cueller
The Early Career Award acknowledges outstanding research by a scientist generally not more than seven years post-Ph.D. Julia ( University of Lausanne) is recognized for her exceptional contribution to plant cell signaling, particularly with respect to plant hormone perception. Julia has already made major contributions to our understanding of the structural basis for abscisic acid, brassinosteroid, and peptide hormone perception and signal transduction.
R. Keith Slotkin, Chair (2017-2020)
Julia Santiago Cuellar, Past Winner (2017-2018)
Lucia Strader (2017-2020)
Hiroshi Maeda (2017-2020) Sylvia Lee, Staff Liaison
Nominations & Deadlines
The Early Career Award will be offered again in 2018. Please check the nominations page in January 2018 to make a nomination.