The CRS. T. Nagai Postdoctoral Research Achievement Award recognizes an individual postdoc who has recently completed postdoctoral research in controlled release science and technology and the postdoc’s advisor, who played an integral role in the achievements. Candidates for the award may be from academia, industry, or government. Candidates must be a CRS member.
Please join us in celebrating our esteemed colleagues during the Opening Session at the CRS 2013 Annual Meeting on Monday, Monday, July 22,08:00 - 09:30.
||Shawn C. Owen is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Toronto in Prof. Molly S. Shoichet’s laboratory. He received a B.S. in biochemistry, B.A. in Chinese, and Ph.D. in pharmaceutics and pharmaceutical chemistry at the University of Utah, where he was a Novartis fellow and recipient of the Wolf Prize for Excellence in Teaching. His current research interests include the development of biomaterial scaffolds for in vitro cancer models and interaction and intracellular trafficking of colloids, polymeric micelles, and antibody–drug conjugates.|
||Molly Shoichet holds the Tier 1 Canada Research Chair in Tissue Engineering and is a professor in three departments at the University of Toronto: Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry, Chemistry, and Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering. An expert in the study of polymers for drug delivery and regeneration, she has published over 450 papers, patents, and abstracts and has given over 275 lectures worldwide. She leads a laboratory of 25 researchers and has graduated 115 researchers over the past 18 years. She founded two spin-off companies from research in her laboratory and is actively engaged in translational research. She has received numerous prestigious awards.|
The CRS T. Nagai Postdoctoral Research Achievement Award has been established to recognize those who have made an outstanding postdoctoral research achievement in controlled release science and technology.
Submit nominations using the online form. Nominations may be submitted by a member of CRS. The submitter is also required to submit the following documentation:
- An abbreviated curriculum vitae
- Abstract of work (if available)
- Examples of quality research papers
- Patents related to the work, and a list of publications on the subject.
These required documents must be sent to Linda Schmitt no later than January 31, 2013.
The CRS T. Nagai Postdoctoral Research Achievement Award Committee will be responsible for the selection of the award.
The awardee will receive:
- Special Award
- $3,000 honorarium to the principal recipient and advisor
- Complimentary Registration to the CRS Annual Meeting & Exposition for the principal recipient and advisor
CRS. T. Nagai Postdoctural Research Achievement Awardees