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Presented by the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) at the ASCB/EMBO Meeting to memorialize early 20th-century biologist E.E. Just and to recognize outstanding scientific achievement by an underrepresented minority scientist. The awardee is selected by the ASCB MAC.

Nomination letters should include a description of the nominee’s scientific achievement and mentoring support of underrepresented minority students and scientists.

Who is Eligible:

A minority scientist who has demonstrated outstanding scientific achievement. Nominators and self-nominators must be ASCB members, but the candidate need not be.

How to Apply:

Provide a nomination package that includes a CV and a letter of support describing the nominee’s scientific achievement and mentoring support of underrepresented minority students and scientists.

Awards:

The winner gives the E.E. Just Lecture at the ASCB/EMBO Meeting and receives a plaque and a medal. Expenses to attend the ASCB/EMBO Meeting are paid.

Deadline:

May 15
Please note that current members of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) are not eligible.

Past E.E. Just Lecturers

2018 – Guillermina (Gigi) Lozano
2017 – JoAnn Trejo
2016 – Daniel Alfonso Colón-Ramos
2015 – Erich Jarvis
2014 – Avery August
2013 – Jose Victor Garcia-Martinez
2012 – Georgia M. Dunston
2011 – Jerry Charles Guyden
2010 – Tyrone Hayes
2009 – Jerrel Louis Yakel
2008 – James Earl King Hildreth
2007 – Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
2006 – Stephen L. Mayo
2005 – Margaret Werner-Washburne
2004 – Sandra Murray
2003 – Richard Goldsby
2002 – Frank Talamantes
2001 – David Burgess
2000 – Lydia Villa-Komaroff
1999 – Winston Anderson
1998 – Eloy Rodriguez
1997 – Franklyn Prendergast
1996 – Baldomero Olivera
1995 – James Gavin III
1994 – George Langford