Announcing the 2017 ISDP Award Winners:

Awards Committee: Lee Hyun Kim, University of Melbourne (Chair); Martha Ann Bell, Virginia Tech; & Amanda Tarullo, Boston University

Rovee-Collier Mentor Award, George F. Michel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Distinguished Service Award, SusanE. Swithers, PhD, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University
Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award, Kristie L. Poole, McMaster University
David Kucharski Young Investigator Award, Liz Conradt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Utah
Dissertation Award, Rosemarie Perry, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist NYU, Neuroscience and Education Lab
Student Poster Awards, Aimee Bozeman, Idaho State University (Best Non-Human Subjects Research) and Justine Hoch, New York Univeristy (Best Human Subjects Research)
Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award, Allison Bechard, University of Florida

Distinguished Service Award

2017 Distinguished Services Award, Susan E. Swithers, PhD, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University

Nominations are accepted for the ISDP Award for Significant Service Contributions. The winner of this award will be acknowledged at the annual meeting.

Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award

Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award: Kristie L. Poole, McMaster University

The Sandra G. Wiener Student Investigator Award was established in memory of Sandra Wiener to help defray costs of graduate students attending the annual meeting of ISDP. These awards honor Sandy for her interest and concern for students and her dedication and affection for ISDP. Applicants must be currently enrolled as a bona fide graduate student and be first author of a presentation. The winners of this award will be invited to give a special presentation of their work at the annual meeting.

Dissertation Award

Dissertation Award Winner: Rosemarie Perry, PhD, Postdoctoral Research Scientist NYU, Neuroscience and Education Lab

The Dissertation Award honors outstanding scientists early in their careers and to help defray costs of attending the meeting. The winner of this award will be invited to give a special presentation of his/her dissertation at the annual meeting. Nominations may be made only by a regular (non-student) member of the Society. The nominee must have successfully completed their doctoral defense and been granted their degree within 18 months prior to the nomination.

Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award

2017 Hennessy-Smotherman-Wiley Best Student Paper Award: Allison Bechard, University of Florida

Rovee-Collier Mentor Award Winners

Please visit the Carlyn Rovee-Collier Memorial Page

2017 Carolyn Rovee-Collier Mentor Award: George F. Michel, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Rovee-Collier Mentor award is given to honor the memory of Carolyn Rovee-Collier, a dedicated mentor to generations of early career scientists and students in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. This award recognizes ISDP members who have made significant and sustained contributions to the mentorship of young scholars.

Kucharski Young Investigator Award

2017 Kucharski Young Investigator Award: Liz Conradt, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Utah

The Kucharski Young Investigator award is given to honor the memory of David Kucharski, a promising young investigator in the field of Developmental Psychobiology. Nominations for the award must be made by a regular (non-student) member of the Society. The winner of this award will be invited to give a special presentation of their work at the annual meeting.

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Student Poster Competition

There will be a poster competition at the meeting for student members who are the first authors on a poster. All student member posters accepted for presentation will be automatically included in the competition. Winner receives a complimentary membership for the next year.

NIH Travel Awards/Sackler Travel Awards
2017 Award Recipients
2016 Award Recipients
2015 Award Recipient
2014 Award Recipients

Students and postdoctoral fellows who wish to be considered for a student NIH/Sackler Travel Award are required to check the appropriate box when they submit their abstract via the Online Abstract Form. Students and postdoctoral fellows must be members of ISDP to be eligible and should complete the membership application at least few days before the June 1st deadline to allow time for approval of the application which will require an upload letter from their mentor verifying student status.

Thank you to the sponsors for making the ISDP Awards possible: