Society for Glycobiology Distinguished Service Award  

The Society for Glycobiology Distinguished Service Award was established in 2021 and is presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society. No formal lecture is given by the Awardee.  

Call for Nominations: The Society is seeking nominations for the Society for Glycobiology Distinguished Service Award at this time. The SFG Board of Directors will choose the recipient, but all SFG members are invited and encouraged to submit nominations under the following guidelines:

Nominees should have a sustained record of distinguished service to the Society for Glycobiology and/or the glycobiology community. Nominees do not need to be SFG members and may be employed or retired. Self nominations are not allowed. Depending on the nominee pool, zero, one or multiple Distinguished Service Awards may be given in a single year.


Nominations: The nomination package receipt deadline for 2021 is 5:00pm MDT, July 16, 2021

Packages must include:

A nominating letter including:

  • A brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination.
  • 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.

Please note:
  If your nominee wins the Society for Glycobiology Distinguished Service Award, you will be asked to write a one page biography . 

Please send your nomination packages as emails with attachments to Don Jarvis ([email protected]), Society Secretary by 5:00pm MDT, July 16, 2021.