Award Opportunities

The award programs at ABRF 2018 are designed to recognize outstanding scientists and students associated with biomolecular core facilities and biotechnology research laboratories:

ABRF Annual Award for Outstanding Contributions to Biomolecular Technologies is the premier award given by the ABRF. Since 1994 it has recognized those pioneers responsible for developing powerful new tools that serve as the foundation of the modern biological research enterprise.

ABRF Robert A. Welch Outstanding Research Group / Committee Member of the Year Awards recognize the significant contributions of members of the ABRF Research Groups and Committees.

The Journal of Biomolecular Techniques (JBT) Outstanding Manuscript Award recognizes the most outstanding research article published in the journal over the last year. For past recipients, click here.

The programs listed below give awards that cover travel and/or registration costs for the ABRF 2017 Annual Meeting.
Please find application information through the links provided below:

ABRF Outstanding Scientist/Technologist Travel Awards are available to ABRF members who have made outstanding contributions in their institutional core facilities, have developed new biotechnologies with applications in core facilities, and/or have been active in the ABRF. The deadline for applications has been extended to February 16, 2018.  For more information and to apply click here.

ABRF Poster Awards, sponsored by Waters Corporation: In addition to providing cash to defray the cost of travel for the authors of the best posters presented at ABRF 2018, the Poster Awards grant the authors the opportunity to give an oral presentation of their work during the meeting.


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