Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

The Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award was established to honor an outstanding scientist who has shown a strong commitment to the encouragement of underrepresented minorities to enter the scientific enterprise and/or to the effective mentorship of those within it.

The award consists of a plaque, a cash prize of $3,000 and travel expenses to present a lecture at the annual ASBMB meeting. The recipient will be chosen by the ASBMB Minority Affairs Committee

Both nominees and nominators must be ASBMB members.

Tracy Johnson

2022

  • Tracy Johnson
Lizabeth Allison

2021

  • Lizabeth Allison

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Jorge Torres

2019

  • Jorge Torres

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Andrew Tsin

2018

  • Andrew Tsin

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Douglas Robinson

2017

  • Douglas Robinson

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Avery August

2016

  • Avery August

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JoAnn Trejo

2015

  • JoAnn Trejo
Freeman A. Hrabowski
Michael Summers

2014

  • Freeman A. Hrabowski & Michael Summers
Peter Blumberg

2013

  • Peter Blumberg
Lovell A. Jones

2012

  • Lovell A. Jones
Arthur Gutierrez–Hartmann

2011

  • Arthur Gutierrez–Hartmann