AAI Business Meeting and Awards Presentations
M. Michele Hogan, AAI, Executive Director
AAI reports on the “state of the association” to its members at every AAI annual meeting. Members will hear from the Executive Director, the Secretary-Treasurer, the Editors-in-Chief of AAI journals (The Journal of Immunology and ImmunoHorizons), and the Chair of the Committee on Public Affairs on the financial standing of AAI and other matters of importance to the membership. Selected 2017 AAI awards will also be presented during this session.
AAI Distinguished Service Award
For outstanding service to AAI and the immunology community as member and chair of the AAI Publications Committee, 2012-2016
Eugene M. Oltz, Ph.D., Washington Univ. Sch. of Med.
AAI annually provides more than 700 AAI meeting travel awards and grants to recognize the promise and promote the professional development of investigators of all career stages. Travel award and grant presentations and acknowledgments at the business meeting will include:
Lustgarten-Thermo Fisher Scientific Memorial Award
To advance the career of a mid-career scientist who attends the AAI annual meeting and presents an outstanding abstract specifically in the area of immune regulation
Jing H. Wang, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor, Univ. of Colorado Anschutz Med. Campus
Chambers-Thermo Fisher Scientific Memorial Award
To advance the career of an early-career scientist who attends the AAI annual meeting and presents an outstanding abstract specifically in the area of cancer biology
Erica L. Stone, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Wistar Inst.
Lefrançois-BioLegend Memorial Award
To advance the career of a trainee who attends the AAI annual meeting and presents an outstanding abstract specifically in the area of mucosal immunology
Kathryn A. Knoop, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Washington Univ. in St. Louis
AAI-Thermo Fisher Trainee Achievement Awards
To recognize promising trainees in the field of immunology
Oscar A. Aguilar, Graduate Student, Univ. of Toronto, Sunnybrook Research Inst.
Semir Beyaz, Graduate Student, Harvard Med. Sch.
Michael G. Constantinides, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, NIAID, NIH
Rajendra Karki, Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, St. Jude Children’s Res. Hosp.
Hadi Maazi, D.V.M., Ph.D., Postdoctoral Fellow, Univ. of Southern California
Kelsey Voss, Graduate Student, Uniformed Serv. Univ. of the Hlth. Sci.
- AAI Early Career Faculty Travel Grants
- AAI Laboratory Travel Grants
- FASEB MARC Mentored Poster/Platform (Oral) Presenter Travel Awards
Sponsored by FASEB MARC Program under a grant from NIGMS, NIH
[FASEB MARC Program: T36-GM08059-32 NCE]
- AAI Undergraduate Faculty Travel Grants
- AAI Trainee Abstract Awards
- AAI Trainee Poster Awards