Nominations are currently being accepted for the following awards to be presented at the 19th North American ISSX Meeting (held in conjunction with the 29th JSSX Meeting) in October, 2014 in San Francisco.
North American Scientific Achievement Award
Presented to an ISSX member who has made major scientific contributions to the field within the North American region. The purpose of this award is to recognize meritorious contributions by senior or mid-career scientists that have had a major impact on research in the field. The North American Scientific Achievement Award is named in Honor of Ronald W. Estabrook and is sponsored by XenoTech.
North American New Investigator Award
Presented to an ISSX member who has made significant contributions to the field during their early career years (normally within 5 -10 years from the time of receiving his/her highest earned degree). The purpose of these awards is to encourage and recognize developing scientists who are active in the field within the North American region. The North American New Investigator Award is named in honor of James R. Gillette.