Awards

There are several ASM awards programs that are of interest to the members of Division V. Division members are urged to nominate qualified colleagues for these prestigious awards prior to the deadlines indicated.

Abbott-ASM Lifetime Achievement Award in Microbiology

is given to honor a distinguished scientist for a lifetime of outstanding contributions in fundamental research in any of the microbiological sciences.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Abbott Laboratories Award in Clinical and Diagnostic Immunology

honors a distinguished scientist in the field of clinical or diagnostic immunology.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Eli Lilly and Company Research Award

recognizes fundamental research in microbiology and immunology of unusual merit by an individual on the threshold of his or her career. The research is not to be judged by comparison with the work of more mature and experienced workers, and special consideration shall be given to independence of thought and originality.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Dade MicroScan Young Investigator Award

is presented in recognition of research excellence and to further the educational or research objectives of an outstanding young clinical scientist.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Vector Laboratories Young Investigator Award

recognizes excellent basic research by outstanding young scientists.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Raymond W. Sarber Awards

are presented to undergraduate and predoctoral students to recognize excellent academic achievement and outstanding research accomplishments and potential.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

ASM service awards:

The Alice C. Evans Award

established by the ASM Committee on the Status of Women in Microbiology, is given to recognize an individual who has made major contributions toward the full participation of women in microbiology.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The ASM Distinguished Service Award

is presented to a member of the Society in recognition of outstanding professional contributions to ASM in a volunteer capacity at the national level. Recipients of this award will be selected based upon their commitment to furthering the goals of the Society, their ability to inspire commitment from others, and the significance of their contributions to the membership of ASM and its various audiences.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

Teaching awards:

The Carski Award

recognizes a mature individual for distinguished teaching of microbiology to undergraduate (prebaccalaureate)students and for encouraging them to subsequent achievements.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The Graduate Microbiology Teaching Award

recognizes an individual for distinguished teaching of microbiology and mentoring of students at the graduate and post-graduate level, e.g., graduate school, medical school, or other health professional schools, and for encouraging them to subsequent achievements.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

The William A. Hinton Research Training Award

honors an individual who has made outstanding significant contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology.
Nomination Deadline: October 1.

Contact Peggy McNult, ASM Awards Manager, with any questions or to request additional information.

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