Diagnostics Young Investigator Award

Honors outstanding laboratory research in clinical microbiology or antimicrobial agents and is intended to further the career development of a young clinical scientist and promote awareness of clinical microbiology as a career.

The nominee should be conducting outstanding research in clinical microbiology, automation in clinical laboratories, development of novel antimicrobial agents, mechanisms of action of antimicrobial agents or mechanisms of resistance to antimicrobial agents. The nominee must be no more than five years beyond completion of postdoctoral research training in microbiology, infectious diseases or related disciplines at the time of the nomination deadline. 

Extended to July 7, 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.
Sponsor: ASM