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 or related topic. A plaque and a monetary award of $10,000 are presented to the recipient(s) at the Society’s Annual Meeting.
Nominations for the Curt Stern Award will be solicited from the ASHG Awards Committee and the general membership. This award is given on a yearly basis but can be omitted in any given year at the discretion of the Board.
All Curt Stern candidates must be an ASHG member. Candidates can self-nominate, or be nominated by a colleague, mentor, mentee, etc. The Awards Committee will review all nominations.
Required Nomination Materials
- One nomination letter
- Two letters supporting the nomination
- Candidate’s resume or CV