Maurice Hilleman/Merck Award

ASM’s premier award for major contributions to pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases. The award is presented in memory of Maurice R. Hilleman, whose work in the development of vaccines has saved the lives of many throughout the world. 

Eligibility:
The nominee must have made outstanding achievements in pathogenesis, vaccine discovery, vaccine development, and/or control of vaccine-preventable diseases.

Award: 
A commemorative piece and travel to ASM Microbe where the award laureate will give the Maurice Hilleman Award lecture.

Deadline:
June 9, 2017.


Nominations:

Nominations will be considered without updating for three years. Self-nominations and more than one nomination per nominee will not be accepted. Only one nominating form and two references are accepted per nomination. The nominator and references may not share employers and may not be in the same academic department as the nominee. Please note: the references are not required to submit statements; they will only be contacted if the committee requires more information regarding the nomination. Nominations must consist of the following:
 

ASM awards are granted at the discretion of the award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.
 

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