Recognize and award excellence in basic research in medical microbiology and infectious diseases. The awards are presented in memory of Irving S. Sigal, who was instrumental in the early discovery of therapies to treat HIV/AIDS.
The nominee must be no more than five years beyond completion of postdoctoral research training in microbiology or infectious diseases at the time of the nomination deadline.
June 9, 2017.
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 award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.