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Faculty Research Excellence Awards

The Research Excellence Award recognizes an investigator’s accomplishments and his/her standing in the national and international scientific community. An awardee’s research must have provided novel insights into important biological processes and/or a better understanding of diseases that can lead to the improvement of human health and well-being. One Senior and one Junior Investigator award may be presented each year. The award consists of a College of Medicine plaque and a cash price of $3,000.

Senior Investigator

An investigator at the rank of associate or full professor must have completed five full years of service in the COM. Once receiving an award, an individual is ineligible to receive another award for a 10-year period.

Junior Investigator

An investigator must have completed three full years of service in the COM. Investigators must be at the rank of assistant professor or recently promoted associate professor.

Timeline

Names of nominees should be sent to the Vice Dean of Research (amrein@tamu.edu) no later than October 11, 2019. Deadline for Nomination material is November 8, 2019.

Award Winners

Research Award

  • Geoffrey Kapler - 2009
  • George E. Davis - 2005
  • Alan Parrish - 2004
  • Farida Sohrabji - 2004
  • Rajesh C. Miranda - 2002
  • Michael J. Davis - 2002
  • Sarah Y. Yuan - 2000
  • Mark A. Satterwhite - 1999
  • J. Martin Scholtz - 1998

Senior Research Award

  • Samba Reddy - 2015
  • Hubi Amrein - 2014
  • Jon Skare - 2013
  • James E. Samuel - 2010
  • Gianfranco Alpini - 2008
  • George Chiou - 2006
  • Gerald A. Meininger - 2005
  • Arthur E. Johnson - 2001
  • Carlos N. Pace - 2000
  • David N. McMurray - 2000
  • James West - 1998

Junior Research Award

  • Yubin Zhou - 2017
  • Sarah Bondos - 2015
  • Carl Gregory - 2014
  • Kayla Bayless - 2011
  • Helene L. Andrews-Polymenis - 2010
  • Seifgried Musser - 2006
  • Andreas J. Baeumler - 2001