January 2019

Early-Career Award

Early-Career Award

The Early-Career Award recognizes scientists who are in the early stages of their careers as independent investigators. The candidate must not have been an independent investigator for more than 10 years and the work submitted for consideration must have been primarily the product of the candidate’s independent lab. A plaque and a $10,000 prize will... Read More

Mentorship Award

Mentorship Award

The ASHG Mentorship Award honors ASHG members who have significant records of accomplishment as mentors. The award is open to individuals at all academic ranks, but eligible candidates must have demonstrated a sustained pattern of exemplary mentorship at the graduate student, postdoctoral, residency, or fellowship level. The awardee will receive a plaque and a monetary... Read More

Advocacy Award

Advocacy Award

The ASHG Advocacy Award honors individuals or groups of individuals who have exhibited excellence and achievement in promoting the science of human genetics and its application for the common good. Examples of genetics advocacy can include: Promoting the importance of genetics and an understanding of genetically based healthcare in society at large Increasing public awareness... Read More

Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

Arno Motulsky-Barton Childs Award for Excellence in Human Genetics Education

ASHG established this award to recognize outstanding contributions to human genetics education. Nominees: Must have made contributions that are recognized nationally or internationally as being of exceptional quality and great importance to human genetics education Should have long-standing involvement in genetics education, contributions in more than one area, and contributions of substantive influence on individuals... Read More

Curt Stern Award

Curt Stern Award

The Curt Stern Award honors the memory of Curt Stern (1902-1981) as an outstanding pioneering human geneticist. This award is presented yearly for remarkable scientific achievements in human genetics that have occurred during the last 10 years. The work could be a single major discovery or may be a series of contributions on a similar... Read More

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