Annual Meeting

Merit Awards

These awards recognize the best research presented by SSR Trainees at the SSR Annual Meeting. The Awards Committee evaluates the abstracts entered in each competition according to that competition's objectives and criteria.

  • Trainee Research Awards: Recognize the three best posters and the three best short oral talk presentations. Supported by SSR.
  • USDA–NIFA–AFRI Merit Awards: Recognize research that benefits or enhances scientific understanding of reproduction in agriculturally important species. Supported by a grant from USDA–NIFA–AFRI.
  • Lalor Foundation Merit Awards: Recognize the most meritorious, well-interpreted, and significant research presented by Trainees. Supported by a grant from The Lalor Foundation.
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