Awards

Bruce Alberts Award for Excellence in Science Education

This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated innovative and sustained contributions to science education, with particular emphasis…

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Women in Cell Biology Awards

WICB Junior Award for Excellence in Research A woman in an early stage of her career (within seven years of…

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ASCB Porter Prizes for Research Excellence

One graduate student and one postdoctoral researcher will be selected on the basis of scientific excellence. In the spirit of…

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ASCB Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity

This annual award recognizes one scientist who has a strong track record in research or serves a critical role in…

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Early Career Life Scientist Award

This award is given to an outstanding scientist who has served as an independent investigator for no more than seven…

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E.B. Wilson Medal

The ASCB’s highest honor for science, the E.B. Wilson Medal is presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for…

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Keith R. Porter Lecture

This lecture, named in memory of Keith R. Porter, is presented by an eminent cell biologist each year at the…

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E.E. Just Lecture

Presented by the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) to memorialize early 20th-century biologist E.E. Just and to recognize outstanding scientific achievement…

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MBoC Paper of the Year

Chosen by MBoC Associate Editors, the first author of the paper judged to be the best of the year, from June to…

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Merton Bernfield Memorial Award

This award for postdocs and graduate students was established with member donations in memory of Merton Bernfield.

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Public Service Award

The Society’s highest honor for public service, selected by the ASCB Public Policy Committee. The ASCB Public Service Award recognizes…

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(Past) ASCB-Gibco Emerging Leader Prizes

In 2015-2016 ASCB, in collaboration with Gibco, awarded three cash prizes ($3,000 each) to honor emerging leaders in science. This…

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(Past) ASCB Kaluza Prizes for Excellence in Graduate Student Research

From 2013-2016 ASCB, in collaboration with Beckman Coulter Life Sciences, awarded three cash prizes ($5,000, $3,000, and $1,000) to honor…

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