SIMB Awards

SIMB Awards 2018-06-13T19:08:42+00:00

For SIMB Members

Please join us in congratulating our 2018 awardees. Awards will be presented at the annual banquet.

Charles Porter Award

Leonard Katz, Ph.D. – University of California-Berkeley

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Charles Thom Award

Ben Shen – The Scripps Research Institute

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SIMB Fellowship

Douglas Eveleigh, Ph.D – Rutgers University (emeritus)

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Waksman Outstanding Teaching Award

Reeta Rao – Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Young Investigator Award

No awardee selected for 2018.

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For Students

Please join us in congratulating our 2018 awardees. Awards will be presented at the annual banquet.

Carol D. Litchfield Best Student Oral Presentation Award

The oral presentations will be selected based on the submitted abstracts by the convener(s) of the oral presentation session and judged by special members of the Awards and Honors committee at the annual meeting.

Carol D. Litchfield Best Student Poster Presentation Awards

Five Best Poster Presentation Awards will be given, one in each of the Society’s core areas (Biocatalysis, Environmental Microbiology, Fermentation and Cell Culture, Metabolic Engineering, and Natural Products). Posters will be judged onsite by special members of the Awards and Honors Committee at the annual meeting.

Diversity Travel Award

Vanessa Nepomuceno – University of Illinois at Chicago
Michelle Olson – Texas A&M

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For Companies

SIMB’s Industry Award for Discovery, Innovation, and Development in Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology

No awardee selected for 2018.

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