The Nominating Committee plays a vital role for the Society, identifying and involving talented scientists from diverse backgrounds, locales, disciplines, sectors, and research interests for potential Council service.
The Education Committee strives to facilitate discussions about education at the undergraduate and graduate levels in protein science. They believe protein science is a vital component of curricula in chemistry, biology, medicine, and the disciplines that bridge these fields.
The Education Committee hosts an Educator's Luncheon, Undergraduate Research Session, and the Education & Mentoring Mixer at the Annual Symposium.
The Publication Committee works with the Managing Director and Editor-in-Chief in managing and negotiating the publication contract for Protein Science with the journal publisher, addressing publication issues, and providing input on the journal at the request of the Editor-in-Chief.
It is the Committee’s responsibility to:
The Membership Committee is involved with developing plans to attract new members and retain existing members. At the Annual Symposium, the Membership Committee hosts the New Member Welcome Breakfast/Business Meeting, giving members an opportunity to speak with Society leadership.
The mission of the Mentoring Committee is to enhance networking between early-career scientists and established protein researchers in academia, government and industry.
Each year, the Mentoring Committee hosts career panel discussions on various topics, open to all attendees at the Annual Symposium. The Committee also hosts the Education & Mentoring Mixer at the Symposium.
Awards Canvassing Committee
The Awards Canvassing Committee is responsible for the Protein Society Awards nominations and selections. The Committee is charged with soliciting nominations for all awards to ensure a broad range of high-quality nominees for each awards and the coordinations of judging and award selection