MBoC Paper of the Year

About the Award

Chosen by MBoC Associate Editors, the first author of the paper judged to be the best of the year, from June to May. Nominators must be ASCB members.

Who is Eligible

How to Apply

There is no application process. Papers are chosen by MBoC Associate Editors.

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Award Winners

  • 2023—Hongjiang Si
  • 2023—Luis Bonet-Ponce
  • 2023—Zachary T. Swider
  • 2023—Reuben Philip
  • 2023—Alejandro Melero
  • 2022—Vilma Jimenez Sabinina
  • 2021—Colbie R. Chinowsky
  • 2019—Eric T. Hall
  • 2018—Jian Zhang
  • 2017—Nick Davenport
  • 2016—Lorna E. Young
  • 2016—Ernest G. Heimsath
  • 2015—Patrick R. O’Neill
  • 2014—Sebastian Mana-Capelli
  • 2013—Brittany J. Belin
  • 2012—Thomas W. Marshall
  • 2011—Nicholas O. Deakin
  • 2010—Abigail S. Haka
  • 2009—Xue Li Guan, Cleiton M. Souza and Harald Pichler
  • 2008—Ekaterina Grishchuk
  • 2007—Ronald Lebofsky
  • 2006—Melissa Gardner
  • 2005—Atsuko Uchida
  • 2004—Keith Kozminski
  • 2003—Michael Whitfield
  • 2002—Sandra Kneissel
  • 2001—Takayuki Sekito
  • 2000—Gregory Pazour
  • 1999—Han Htun
  • 1998—Owais Saife
  • 1997—Robbin L. DeBiasio
  • 1996—Gretchen L. Kiser