Call for Nominations: 2019 RiboClub Life Achievement Award

On the occasion of the 20th Anniversary of the RiboClub meetings, we are pleased to announce that nominations for the 2019 RiboClub Life Achievement Award are being accepted. Eligibility for this award is open to all scientists working in Canadian Institutions, with major contributions to the field of RNA biology. Nominations can be submitted by scientists and academic institutions. Only individual nominations are accepted.

The award will include a cash prize of $10,000 CAD. The name of the award recipient will be announced during the RiboClub 2019 meeting in a public ceremony in September 22-26, 2019 in Orford, Quebec.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is June 30th, 2019.

All nominations have to be submitted by e-mail to:

Documents necessary for submitting a nomination:

Curriculum vitae of the nominee

Nomination letter detailing the achievements of the nominee (max 2 pages)

List of the nominee’s 5 most important scientific publications

Optional:  Support letters (max 3, and each no more than 2 pages)

The selection committee consists of the following members: Nahum Sonenberg, Gideon Dreyfuss, Karla Neugebauer, Roy Parker, Lynne Maquat, Witold Filipowicz.