Awards Programs Nominations

2017 CALL FOR AWARDS NOMINATIONS

  • Karl Meyer Lectureship Award 
  • Rosalind Kornfeld Award For Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology
     


Karl Meyer Lectureship Award

In 1990 the Society established the Karl Meyer Lectureship Award to honor the distinguished career of Karl Meyer and his outstanding contributions to the field of Glycobiology. This international award is now presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society to a well-established scientist with a currently active research program who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology.

Call for Nominations: The Society is seeking nominations for the Karl Meyer Award. This award honors a well-established, currently active scientist who has made widely recognized major contributions to the field of Glycobiology. The award will be presented at the Society's annual meeting. Members are encouraged to submit nominations under the following guidelines:

Nominees should be members in good standing, but members of the Awards Committee may not be nominated nor are they eligible to submit nominations. The members of the 2017 Awards Committee are: Kelley Moremen (Chair, President-Elect), Christine Szymanski  (Immediate Past President), Ronald L. Schnaar (2014 Karl Meyer Awardee), Bob Haltiwanger (2015 Karl Meyer Awardee), and Anne Dell (2016 Karl Meyer Awardee). Previous award recipients should not be nominated. Before submitting the nomination to the Society, the primary nominator shall contact the candidate to obtain permission to nominate him or her, and to make the nominee aware of the nomination and selection processes.

Nominations: The nomination package receipt deadline is July 21, 2017 

Packages must include:

1. The nominee's curriculum vitae with complete bibliography separated into:
a. Original peer-reviewed articles.
b. Other publications (do not include abstracts).
2. A nominating letter including:
 a. A brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination.
 b. Other aspects of the nominee's career that might be taken into consideration (e.g., mentorship of trainees, impact on the field, service to the Society, etc.).
Please note:  No letters of support are required and none will be accepted.
Please note:  If your nominee wins the Meyer Award, you will be asked to write a one page biography and to introduce the winner prior to their talk at the 2017 Society for Glycobiology meeting.
 
Members who would like to nominate Meyer Award candidates are strongly encouraged to obtain further details from the Society web page. Electronic submissions by email attachment are strongly preferred, and can be sent to Dr. Don Jarvis, dljarvis@uwyo.edu (Society secretary).
 

Rosalind Kornfeld Award For Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology

The Rosalind Kornfeld Award for Lifetime Achievement in Glycobiology was established in 2008 to honor the distinguished scientific career of Dr. Rosalind Kornfeld, as well as her outstanding service to the Society. The Society for Glycobiology will give this award to scientists who have made significant contributions with an important impact on the field over their professional lifetimes.

Call for Nominations: The Society is seeking nominations for this award. The Awards Committee will choose the recipient of the Rosalind Kornfeld Award. Members are encouraged to submit nominations under the following guidelines:

Nominees do not need to be members of the society and may be either employed or retired. Members of the Awards Committee may not be nominated nor are they eligible to submit nominations or contribute letters of support. The members of the 2017 Awards Committee are: Kelley Moremen (Chair, President-Elect), Christine Szymanski  (Immediate Past President), Ronald L. Schnaar (2014 Karl Meyer Awardee), Bob Haltiwanger (2015 Karl Meyer Awardee), and Anne Dell (2016 Karl Meyer Awardee). Consideration of candidates may occur annually. The award will be given only in years during which a deserving candidate is nominated and identified and multiple awards may be given. The Rosalind Kornfeld Award winner will be offered the opportunity to deliver an oral presentation at the meeting. Prior recipients of the Karl Meyer Award will not be considered until 10 years after having received that award. Unlike the Karl Meyer Award nomination process, the nominator is not required to contact the nominee to obtain permission or make the nominee aware of the nomination.

Nominations: The nomination package receipt deadline is July 21, 2017.

Packages must include:

1. The nominee's curriculum vitae with complete bibliography separated into:
a. Original peer-reviewed articles.
b. Other publications (do not include abstracts).
2. A nominating letter including:
a. A brief description of the scientific achievements that merit the nomination.
b. Other aspects of the nominee's career that might be taken into consideration (e.g., mentorship of trainees, impact on the field, service to the Society, etc.).
Please note: No letters of support are required and none will be accepted.
Please note:  If your nominee wins the Kornfeld Award, you will be asked to write a one page biography and to introduce the winner prior to their talk at the 2017 Society for Glycobiology meeting.

Members who would like to nominate Rosalind Kornfeld Award candidates are strongly encouraged to obtain further details from the society web page. Electronic submissions by email attachment are strongly preferred, and can be sent to Dr. Don Jarvis, dljarvis@uwyo.edu (Society secretary).