The Zika ThreatASM Acts to Counter Zika Virus Outbreak.
Recognize and reward early career scientists for research excellence and potential in microbiology and infectious disease.
Nominees must be no more than three years beyond completion of postdoctoral research training in microbiology or infectious diseases at the time of the nomination deadline. Nominees for this award must reside and work in North America.
May 14th, 2016
Nominations will be reconsidered annually so long as eligibility criteria are met and an updated curriculum vitae is submitted. 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:
ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.