Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

The application period for 2022 ASBMB Annual Awards is now closed.

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.

Lizabeth Allison

2020

  • 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