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KARL MEYER AWARD
Background: In 1990 the Society established the Karl Meyer Lectureship Award "to honor the distinguished career of Karl Meyer and his outstanding contributions to the field of Glycobiology". This international award is now presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society to "well-established scientist with a currently active research program who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology."
Call for Nominations: The Society for Glycobiology is seeking nominations for the Karl Meyer Award. This award honors a well-established, currently active scientist who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology. The award will be presented at the Society's annual meeting. Members wishing to make nominations should follow the guidelines below.
Any member may nominate another member of the Society in good standing, except that the members of the Awards Committee may not be nominated nor are they eligible to submit nominations or contribute letters of support. The members of the Awards Committee for 2013 are: Naoyuki Taniguchi (chair), Hudson Freeze, Steve Rosen, Armando Parodi, and Kurt Drickamer
Previous award recipients should not be nominated (see Past Awardees).
Before submitting the nomination to the Society, the primary nominator shall contact the candidate to obtain permission to nominate him or her, and to make the nominee aware of the nomination and selection processes.
The nomination package (receipt deadline JULY 5, 2013) must include:
• The nominee's curriculum vitae with complete bibliography separated into:
1) original peer-reviewed articles; and
2) other publications (do not include abstracts)
• A nominating letter including:
1) a brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination
2) other aspects of the nominee's career that might be taken into consideration (e.g., mentorship of trainees, impact on the field, service to the Society, etc.)
It is strongly preferred that submission of all nominating materials be electronic, by email attachment to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Only if electronic submission is not possible, send the complete nomination package by regular or express mail to:
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2013 SFG Annual Meeting
Sunday, November 17, 2013
St. Petersburg, FL
22nd International Symposium on Glycoconjugates
Sunday, June 23, 2013
12th International Workshop on Carcinoma-associated Mucins
Saturday, July 27, 2013
Robinson College, Cambridge, UK