HUPO Awards

The Human Proteome Organization presents HUPO awards annually at the World Congress. These awards recognize the outstanding efforts and achievements of individuals (or groups) in the field of proteomics. HUPO gratefully acknowledges the support of Clinical Proteomics - BioMed Central, Journal of Proteomics - ELSEVIER BV, Journal of Proteome Research - ACS Publications and the Industrial Advisory Board (IAB) as sponsors of four of the annual awards.

The 2018 Call for HUPO Award Nominations is now open. Start submitting your nominations by reviewing the 2018 HUPO Award Nominations Requirements below followed by completing the nomination form. 

Visit the online nomination form here

If you have any questions please contact office(at)hupo.org.

2018 HUPO Award Nomination Requirements

You are invited to nominate HUPO award candidates!  Visit the online nomination form here

Nomination deadline: 5:00pm EDT on 15 April 2018

Nomination requirements:

  • Self nominations are not accepted
  • A nominee must be a member of HUPO to receive an award
  • Nominees should be currently active in proteomics, except in the rare case of an 'inspiring historical' figure
  • All information must be included in this online submission form
  • Awards will be presented at the 2018 HUPO World Congress which will be held in Orlando, Florida from September 30 - October 04, 2018. Attendance at the Congress is required of award recipients and congress registration fee will be waived. The $3,000 monetary portion of the award is intended to be used as travel support; no other travel support will be provided.  

Please note you must complete your nomination in one session so it is recommended you have your supporting information saved in a document or email. If you close the nomination form your information will not be saved.

If your nominee is not awarded this year the nomination will carry forward to future years. Prior to re-submitting your previous nominations you will be contacted to see if you'd like to update the information.

You will require the following information:

  • Nominee Details (Name, Institution, Email Address)
  • Nominator Details (Your Name, Institution, Email Address)
  • Reason for Nomination (Could include honors awarded to the nominee, mentions of career-best publications, significant achievements)

Science & Technology nominations require the above information as well as:

  • The Technology or Innovation
  • Its Impact on the Field of Proteomics
  • The Specific Area of Proteomics Relevant to the Technology
  • How it was Brought to the Marketplace

View past HUPO award recipients here.

Science and Technology Award

$3,000, Sponsored by the HUPO Industrial Advisory Board

The Science and Technology Award recognizes an individual or team in private industry who played a key role in commercialization of a proteomics technology, product, or procedure. The emphasis for the award is on making the technology, product, or procedure widely available, which is different from the basic scientific invention.

Distinguished Achievement in Proteomic Sciences Award

$3,000, Sponsored by the Journal of Proteome Research – ACS Publications

Recognizes a scientist for distinguished scientific achievements in the field of proteomic science.

Clinical and Translational Proteomics Award

$3,000, Sponsored by Clinical Proteomics - BioMed Central

This award recognizes a scientist in the field of clinical and translational proteomics.

Discovery in Proteomic Sciences Award

$3,000, Sponsored by Journal of Proteomics - ELSEVIER BV

Recognizes a scientist for a single discovery in the field of proteomics.

Distinguished Service Award (Every Two Years)

$3,000, Sponsored by HUPO

The Distinguished Service Award recognizes an exemplary member of the proteomic research community whose dedicated service has made indispensable contributions to the organization and mission of HUPO. This award is presented every other year (2015, 2017, 2019) and will be awarded again in 2019.



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