Recognizing major advances in the steroid or sterol field.
The award was established to honor the memory of George J. Schroepfer, Jr.,, a leader in the sterol and lipid field for more than 40 years. The award aims to foster Schroeper's ideals of personal integrity, high scientific standards, perseverance, and a strong spirit of survival, tempered by charm and wit.
Presented every two years (years ending in an even number).
Nominations for this award are accepted from members of the Society, colleagues, or directly from individual candidates.
Nomination Deadline: December 1
AOCS currently accepts candidate materials by electronic transmission only.
EligibilityCandidate's work may represent a single major achievement or a series of significant accomplishments, but should be based upon sound primary experimental data.
Preference is given to accomplishments in:
Past Recipients (.pdf)