SAN DIEGO At the Plenary Session of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) 2013 National Biotechnology Conference, AAPS President Tony DeStefano, Ph. D. will present the following ground-breaking researchers with awards commemorating their contributions to the pharmaceutical sciences:
AAPS Ligand Binding Assays Award
Sponsored by EMD Millipore
- Alison Joyce, B.S. (lead author); Sheldon Leung, Ph.D.; Beth Leary, M.S.; Franklin Spriggs, B.S.; Denise O'Hara, Ph.D.
"Using Design of Experiments to Study Assay Buffer Component Effects across Multiple Ligand-binding Assay Platforms"
AAPS Research Achievement in Biotechnology Award
Sponsored by Hoffman LaRoche
NOTE: The Research Achievement Award in Biotechnology is being presented at the Biotechnology Graduate Student Symposium Wednesday, May 22 at 1:30 p.m. in the Seabreeze Room of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. All registered attendees and press are welcome to attend.
- Rodney J Y Ho, Ph.D.
University of Washington
AAPS Innovation in Biotechnology Awards
Sponsored by Genentech
NOTE: The Innovation in Biotechnology Awards will take place on Tuesday, May 21 from 1:30-4:00 p.m. in the Harbor Island II Room of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. All registered attendees and press are welcome to attend.
- Qingguo Xu, Ph.D.
Johns Hopkins University
"Nanoparticle Diffusion in the Vitreous for Ocular Drug Delivery and Gene Therapy"
- Piotr Pierog, Ph.D.
Detection of Circulating Immune Complexes Composed of Biotherapeutic and Anti-drug Antibodies from In Vivo Cynomolgus Serum Samples"
- Sunday Shoyele, Ph.D.
Thomas Jefferson University
"Targeting Intracellular Oncoproteins with Chemoelectronucleation-produced Self-associated Monoclonal Antibody Nanoparticles
- Zhiqi Hao, Ph.D.
Thermo Fisher Scientific
"A High Resolution Bench-Top Orbitrap LC-MS Workflow Solution for Comprehensive Intact Monoclonal Antibody Characterization"
- Hemachand Tummala, M. Pharm, Ph.D.
South Dakota State University
"Designing of a Novel Pathogen Mimicking Particulate Delivery System (PMPDS) for Vaccines"
Biotechnology Graduate Student Symposium Awards
Sponsored by Eli Lilly and Company
NOTE: The Biotechnology Graduate Student Symposium Awards will take place on Wednesday, May 22 from 12:30-1:30 p.m. in the Seabreeze Room of the Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina. All registered attendees and press are welcome to attend.
- Martha K. Pastuszka
University of Southern California
"Development of a Thermally Responsive Intracellular Switch"
- Yang Li
Johns Hopkins University
"Targeting Collagen Strands by Triple-helix Hybridization"
- Shardool Jain
"Anti-inflammatory Gene Therapy for Rheumatoid Arthritis using Macrophage-targeted Alginate Nanoparticles"
- Lavanya K. Iyer
"Photolytic Labeling with Mass Spectrometric Analysis to Probe Protein-matrix Interactions in Lyophilized Solids"
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