ASBMB Fellows

Selection as a Fellow of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology is an honor bestowed on our most distinguished members. Fellows are recognized for their meritorious efforts to advance the molecular life sciences through sustained outstanding accomplishments in areas such as scientific research, education, mentorship, commitment to diversity and service to the society and scientific community.

Nominate the first class of ASBMB Fellows

The ASBMB Fellows program encourages nominations that reflect the breadth and diversity of the society’s membership.

Nominees must be regular, industry or emeritus members of the ASBMB.

Nominations should include a letter of support that demonstrates the nominee's commitment to the ASBMB (through participation on committees, editorial boards, advisory panels, scientific meetings, etc.) and their contributions as a researcher, educator, mentor, advocate or other professional in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology who has effected a significant and sustained impact on the field.

Submit nomination

Deadline: Jan. 4, 2021.

Please note: You must be a regular, industry or emeritus member to submit a nomination.

Your letter of support may address some or all of the following. Additional examples are encouraged.

  • Is the nominee an established member of the ASBMB? For example, has the nominee:
    • Served on ASBMB committees, perhaps in a leadership position
    • Organized events with the ASBMB
    • Been actively involved with ASBMB journals (e.g. as a reviewer or editorial board member)
  • Does the nominee have a record of:
    • Contributions to education in biochemistry or molecular biology
    • Actively supporting the recruitment and professional development of scientists from diverse backgrounds
    • Publications
    • Funding for research, education and/or outreach
    • Leadership within and beyond their institution


In order to complete your nomination, you must know the email address associated with the nominee’s ASBMB member account. To search for or confirm their email address, please check the ASBMB Member Directory.

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