Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

Nominations open in March

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

Nominations must come from society members; however, the nominee need not be an ASBMB member.

Lizabeth Allison

2020

  • Lizabeth Allison
Douglas Robinson

2017

  • Douglas Robinson

Listen to the award lecture

Avery August

2016

  • Avery August

Watch the award lecture

JoAnn Trejo

2015

  • JoAnn Trejo
Freeman A. Hrabowski

2014

  • Freeman A. Hrabowski
Michael Summers

2014

  • Michael Summers
Peter Blumberg

2013

  • Peter Blumberg
Lovell A. Jones

2012

  • Lovell A. Jones
Arthur Gutierrez–Hartmann

2011

  • Arthur Gutierrez–Hartmann