Nominations

  • Karl Meyer Lectureship Award 
  • Rosalind Kornfeld Award For Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology



Karl Meyer Lectureship Award

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 a 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 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 are encouraged to submit nominations under the following guidelines:

Nominees should be members in good standing, except members of the Awards Committee may not be nominated nor are they eligible to submit nominations. The members of the 2016 Awards Committee are: Karen Colley (Chair, President-Elect), J. Michael Hawkeye Pierce (Immediate Past President), Markus Aebi (2013 Karl Meyer Awardee), Ronald L. Schnaar (2014 Karl Meyer Awardee), and Bob Haltiwanger (2015 Karl Meyer Awardee). Previous award recipients should not be nominated. 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.

Nominations: The nomination package receipt deadline is July 22, 2016.

Packages must include:

1. The nominee's curriculum vitae with complete bibliography separated into:
a. Original peer-reviewed articles.
b. Other publications (do not include abstracts).
2. A nominating letter including:
 a. A brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination.
 b. 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.).
Please note: No letters of support are required and none will be accepted.

Members who would like to nominate Meyer Award candidates are strongly encouraged to obtain further details from the Society web page. Electronic submissions by email attachment are strongly preferred, and can be sent to Dr. Don Jarvis, dljarvis@uwyo.edu (Society secretary).


Rosalind Kornfeld Award For Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology

The Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology was established in 2008 to honor the distinguished scientific career of Dr. Rosalind Kornfeld, as well as her outstanding service to the Society. The Society for Glycobiology will give this award to scientists who have made significant contributions with an important impact on the field over their professional lifetimes.

Call for Nominations: The Society is seeking nominations for this award. The Awards Committee will choose the recipient of the Rosalind Kornfeld Award. Members are encouraged to submit nominations under the following guidelines:

Nominees do not need to be members of the society. 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 2016 Awards Committee are: Karen Colley (Chair, President-Elect), J. Michael Hawkeye Pierce (Immediate Past President), Markus Aebi (2013 Karl Meyer Awardee), Ronald L. Schnaar (2014 Karl Meyer Awardee), and Bob Haltiwanger (2015 Karl Meyer Awardee). Consideration of candidates may occur annually. The award will be given only in years during which a deserving candidate is nominated and identified and multiple awards may be given. The Rosalind Kornfeld Award winner will be offered the opportunity to deliver an oral presentation at the meeting. Prior recipients of the Karl Meyer Award will not be considered until 10 years after having received that award. Unlike the Karl Meyer Award nomination process, the nominator is not required to contact the nominee to obtain permission or make the nominee aware of the nomination.

Nominations: The nomination package receipt deadline is July 22, 2016.

Packages must include:

1. The nominee's curriculum vitae with complete bibliography separated into:
a. Original peer-reviewed articles.
b. Other publications (do not include abstracts).
2. A nominating letter including:
a. A brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination.
b. 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.).
Please note: No letters of support are required and none will be accepted.

Members who would like to nominate Rosalind Kornfeld Award candidates are strongly encouraged to obtain further details from the society web page. Electronic submissions by email attachment are strongly preferred, and can be sent to Dr. Don Jarvis, dljarvis@uwyo.edu (Society secretary).

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