Faculty Research Award
2015 Important Dates and Information
Nomination Due Date: October 6, 2014 (by 5:00 p.m. pacific time)
Award Announcement: At annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 8-10, 2015
Award Amount: $1,000
The Faculty Research Award honors a California State University (CSU) faculty member who has demonstrated outstanding scientific achievement in the CSU's biotechnology research effort.
Eligibility and Requirements
Tenured or tenure-track CSU faculty, employed in the system for a minimum of 5 years, are eligible for this award. A CSU faculty colleague must make the nomination.
The award recipient gives a talk (~45 minutes) about his/her research program during the Awards Session at the 27th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium, January 8-10, 2015 in Santa Clara, California. Nominees and members of their nominating committee should plan to attend the symposium.
This award comes as a $1000 honorarium. Up to one award is made each year. The award is announced and recipient recognized at the CSU Biotechnology Symposium in Santa Clara, California on January 8-10, 2015.
Submit nominations using the form and instructions available on the Submission Information page.
For information about this program, please contact CSUPERB at (619) 594-2822 or by email.
Several Faculty Research Award (FRA) winners were at the 25th Annual CSU Biotechnology Symposium in Anaheim, California, when Dr. Christopher Kitts was recognized for his community-partnered research programs and his integration of student-driven inquiry across the curriculum at Cal Poly. Front Row, left to right: Christopher Meyer (CSU Fullerton, FRA 2004), Sandy Bernstein (San Diego State University, FRA 1996), Nancy McQueen (CSU Los Angeles, FRA 2008), Sep Eskandari (Cal Poly Pomona, FRA 2011), Jill Adler-Moore (Cal Poly Pomona, FRA 2005). Back Row, Left to right: Marcelo Tolmasky (CSU Fullerton, FRA 2002), Bob Koch (CSU Fullerton, FRA 2000) and Christopher Kitts (Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, FRA 2013).