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Monday, December 8, 2014

FASEB Announces 2016 Excellence in Science Award Nomination Season

FASEB EXCELLENCE IN SCIENCE AWARD – 2016 Season
~ CALL FOR NOMINATIONS ~

FASEB is seeking nominations for its 2016 Excellence in Science Award that recognizes the significant accomplishments of women scientists. We look forward to another list of nominees that reads like a 'Who's Who' of international science, containing the names of outstanding women in science who have accomplished scientific work of lasting impact and have contributed substantially to training the next generation of scientists.

The Excellence in Science Award recognizes outstanding achievement by women in biological science. All women who are members of one or more of FASEB Member Societies will be eligible for nomination. Nominations recognize a woman whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research.

NOMINATION PACKAGES SHOULD ADDRESS THESE CRITERIA.

Nomination Procedures:
Nominators and their candidates must be members of at least one FASEB Member Society but do not have to be members of the same society. Self-nominations will not be accepted. All nominations must be submitted on the FASEB nomination form (available on the FASEB website). Access to the site will be available as of January 1, 2015.

Nominees will be evaluated on the following criteria:
· Scientific achievements including landmark discoveries, high impact publications, and scientific leadership
· Training of students and postdoctoral fellows including impact on careers and teaching efforts
· Contributions to the broader scientific community, such as leadership in professional organizations, university service and leadership, and public outreach

Nomination Procedures:
Nominators and their candidates must be members of at least one FASEB Member Society but do not have to be members of the same society. Self-nominations will not be accepted. All nominations must be submitted on the FASEB nomination form (available on the FASEB website). Access to the site will be available as of January 1, 2015.
Nomination letter, setting forth in detail:

· Contributions to the field that represent the nominee's outstanding achievement in science
· Evidence of leadership
· Evidence of mentorship
· Evidence of national recognition
· Honors and awards
· Synopsis of selected bibliography
Complete curriculum vitae documenting:

All publications
Leadership roles
Mentorship
Teaching
Honors and recognition
Grant awards
Five nominee reprints demonstrating most significant contributions
Three letters of support from the nominee's peers illustrating impact on the field
Three letters of recommendation from trainees illustrating mentorship and impact on careers
URL: http://www.faseb.org/About-FASEB/Awards/Excellence-in-Science-Award.aspx

Contact Person: Linda Stricker (lstricker@faseb.org)

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