Agilent Early Career Professor Award
Finalists for the 2017 Agilent Early Career Professor Award
(in alphabetical order)
- Maximilian Diehn,Stanford
- Costas A. Lyssiotis, University of Michigan
- Gary J. Patti, Washington University
- Alexander K. Shalek, MIT
- Min Yu, University of Southern California
Congratulations to each of the finalists for the 2017 Agilent Early Career Professor Award for rising to the top of a very competitive group of nominees. The award winner will be announced on May 22, 2017.
2017 Focus: Contributions to the development and advancement of techniques for the detection of nucleic acids, proteins, or other biomolecules in the context of Liquid Biopsy and its utilization for early detection, characterization and surveillance of cancer and other diseases and conditions.
Selection Process - Next Steps for the 2017 award
- Finalists are to submit two letters of recommendation addressing why the candidate is an excellent match to the award selection criteria along with a photo. Deadline – March 15, 2017.
- The award winner will be announced by May 22, 2017.
- Award is bestowed upon professor in suitable ceremony. The winner's photo will be posted on the website.
- Winner is invited to make a presentation at an Agilent site (at Agilent’s expense).
- 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.
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 2017 Focus: Contributions to the development and advancement of techniques for the detection of nucleic acids, proteins, or other biomolecules in the context of Liquid Biopsy and its utilization for early detection, characterization and surveillance of cancer and other diseases and conditions
- Professor completed Ph.D. or M.D. less than 10 years before January 1, 2017.
- An unrestricted research award of $100,000 to be paid in 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
- Engraved plaque commemorating award
- Recognition on Agilent's website
2018 ECPA Award
- Award focus, instructions and deadlines will be posted in October 2017.