Awards

PASCV Career Achievement Awards 


Each year, PASCV’s awards program provides an array of awards that recognize the contributions made by individuals to the field of clinical virology. These awards are presented during the Clinical Virology Symposium. 

 

Ed Nowakowski Senior Memorial Clinical Virology Award 

Made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from MBL-Bion International Corporation.

The Clinical Virology Award acknowledges an individual whose contributions to clinical virology have had a major impact on the epidemiology, treatment or understanding of the pathogenesis of viral diseases.  The Clinical Virology Award was established in 1993 and has been sponsored each year since then by MBL-Bion International. 

 

 2017 Recipient

  Susan Fiscus, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Medicine, Dept. of Microbiology & Immunology
 

 

Diagnostic Virology Award

Made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from BD Diagnostics.

The Diagnostic Virology Award acknowledges an individual whose contributions to viral diagnosis have had a major impact on the discipline. The Diagnostic Virology Award was established in 1985.

 

2017 Recipient

Kirsten St. George, Ph.D.
Wadsworth Center, David Axelrod Institute

 

Young Investigator Award
Made possible by an unrestricted educational grant from Roche Diagnostics.

This award is offered to a young investigator who holds a doctoral degree and is under the age of 40 or less than 10 years from completion of the doctoral degree. This award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to the field of clinical or diagnostic virology (either a single paper or a body of research) in the early years of his/her career. 

 

2017 Recipient

Esther Babady, Ph.D., D(ABMM)
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center

 

Travel Awards

 

Special Travel Award for Latin American Residents

This award is offered to trainees or faculty residing in Latin America who submit an abstract showing exceptional research in the field of clinical virology. The award consists of a prize of $2000 and a plaque.

 

2017 Recipient

Genetic Susceptibility to Hantavirus Infection Associated to a SNP at Entrance Receptor
Constanza Martinez-Valdebenito, M.S.; Pontificia Universidad Catolica de Chile

 

Travel Awards

PASCV provides awards to students, postdoctoral fellows and technologists who have abstracts accepted to the Clinical Virology Symposium showing excellence in the field of clinical virology. The award consists of a prize of $750 and a plaque.

 

2017 Recipients

Effect of Influenza A Virus Shutoff Activity on Host Antiviral and Immune Responses

Chutikarn Chaimayo, M.D.; University of Rochester Medical Center


Multiplex PCR Respiratory Panel: Two Year Experience Following Core Laboratory Implementation Servicing a Regional Veterans Affairs Medical System

Thomas Durant, M.D.; Yale School of Medicine

 

Novel Hepatitis B Virus B/C Inter-Genotypic Recombination within the 3'-Terminal Sequence of Reverse Transcriptase is Associated with Enhanced Serum Viral Load

Baoming Liu, Ph.D.; University of Tennessee Health Science Center   

 

The First Laboratory Confirmation of a West Nile Case in Ethiopia, October, 2016

Adamu Mekonnen, B.Sc.; Ethiopian Public Health Institute              

 

Emergence of Occult Hepatitis B Infection (OBI) among HIV Individuals on Anti-Retroviral Treatment (ART) in Nigeria is a Threat to Their Survival
Adeolu Oluremi, M.S.; Ladoke Akintola University of Technology  

 

Community Wide Mumps Outbreak in Indiana - 2016

Brian Pope, B.A.; Indiana State Department of Health

 

Epidemiology of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in Hospitalized Patients

Marie Smithgall, B.S.; Columbia University

 

For questions, contact Jess Warner at jess.r.warner@gmail.com. Click HERE for information on past recipients.

 

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