Presented by the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) at the ASCB Annual 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. Nominations should be sent by May 1 to Sydella Blatch.
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 describing the nominee’s scientific achievement and mentoring support of underrepresented minority students and scientists.
The winner gives the E.E. Just Lecture at the Annual Meeting and receives a plaque and a medal. Expenses to attend the Annual Meeting are paid.
May 1 (electronic submission preferred to Sydella Blatch.)
Past E.E. Just Lecturers
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