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 15th 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 15th (electronic submission preferred to Sydella Blatch.)
Please note that current members of the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) are not eligible.
Past E.E. Just Lecturers
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