Recognizes distinguished achievement in research and development in applied (non-clinical) and environmental microbiology.
The nominee must demonstrate outstanding accomplishment in research or development in an appropriate field and be actively engaged in research or development at the time that the award is presented.
A cash prize of $2,000, a commemorative piece, and travel to the ASM General Meeting where the laureate delivers the Dupont Industrial Biosciences Award Lecture.
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 supporting forms are accepted per nomination. The two supporters must be persons other than the nominator who are familiar with the nominee's qualifications and accomplishments. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. The nominator and supporters must not share employers. Nominations must consist of the following:
- Curriculum vitae, including a list of publications, emailed to email@example.com
- Nominating form
- Supporting form
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.