Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Finalists for the 2015 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
(in alphabetical order)
- Anushree Chatterjee, University of Colorado
- Mitchell Guttmam, California Institute of Technology
- Stanley Qi, Stanford University
- David Savage, University California, Berkeley
- Christopher Vakoc, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
Congratulations to each of the finalists for the 2015 Agilent Early Career Professor Award for rising to the top of a very competitive group of nominees. The award winner will be announced on September 14, 2015.
2015 Focus: Contribution to the understanding and use of CRISPR/Cas or other RNA-based technologies for genome editing, control and other applications.
Purpose of Award
- Promote and encourage excellent research enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
- Establish strong collaborative relationships between Agilent researchers and leading professors early in their career
- Build the prominence of Agilent as a sponsor of university research
- Significant original research contributions enabling measurements of importance to Agilent Technologies and the world
- Outstanding potential for future research
- Alignment with the 2015 focus
- Professor completed Ph.D. or M.D. less than 10 years before January 1, 2015.
- An unrestricted research award of $50,000 per year for 2 years to university in the professor's name
- Option to use all or part of award to obtain Agilent products at 50% discount
- Option to accelerate payments to facilitate procurement of equipment with list price over $100k
- Winner is invited to make a presentation at an Agilent site (at Agilent’s expense) and presented with an engraved plaque commemorating award
- Past and present winners’ names are posted on the Agilent website along with articles highlighting the principal academic contributions for which the awardees were selected
2016 ECPA Award
- Award focus, instructions and deadlines will be posted in October 2015.