HCS 2019 Award Winners

The Histochemical Society is pleased to announce the 2019 award winners.


George Gomori Award

Gwen V. Childs, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences

The George Gomori Award is the highest award offered by the Society and was established to honor Dr. George Gomori. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to the field of histochemistry and cytochemistry. It is presented every four years. Dr. Childs is an invited speaker at EB2019 for the HCS session on Monday, April 8.


New Investigator

Mohammed Khurshed, Amersterdam UMCC

The Histochemical Society (HCS) New Investigator Award is presented to a promising early career investigator who demonstrates scientific excellence through the utilization of histochemical, immunohistochemical, and imaging techniques.


Honorary Lifetime Members

William Stahl


Elizabeth Unger

Honorary Lifetime Members are individuals recognized for their long term contribution to the Histochemical Society and the scientific field. We applaud Bill and Elizabeth for their significant contributions to the society.


2019 Travel Awardees

HCS Travel Awardees
Victoria Hallisey, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Jeana L. Owens,  Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Tirthadipa Pradhan-Sundd, University Of Pittsburgh
Katlyn Richardson, University of British Columbia
Kaitlynn Schuck, Kansas State University
HCS Sponsored ASIP Travel Awardees
          Ramón Castellanos, Cinvestav
Allison Gartung, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Vashendriya Hira, Amsterdam UMC at the Academic Medical Center
Karis P. Kosar, University of Pittsburgh
Bejan J. Saeedi, Emory University

These awardees will be recognized at EB2019 in the HCS Business Meeting and Award Reception on Sunday, April 7, 7:00pm in Orlando, Florida. We hope you will join us there!  RSVP for the Award Reception.