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Edward Novitski Prize Nomination

for creativity and intellectual ingenuity in the solution of significant problems in genetics research


Current GSA membership is required for individuals to be considered for this award. To check membership status, please see the membership search page.

Current GSA Awards Committee members are not eligible to serve as primary or secondary nominators.

Before submitting your nominations please review the list of previous recipients. Previous recipients may not be nominated for the same award.

Nominees will be considered for three years without the need to update information.

To avoid the appearance of a conflict of interest, individuals should refrain from nominating close family members, including spouses.

Nominations are due by: Due to the impacts of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, we’ve received requests to extend the nominations by two weeks. The new nomination deadline is 11:59 pm, October 3, 2017 (US EDT)

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Candidate's Information

Nominator's Information

Secondary Nominator's Information

Please enter the name of a secondary nominator, who will be contacted to provide a letter of support for the candidate you have listed above. Please note that while an individual needs to be designated as a secondary nominator, the letter of support may be signed by multiple people.

Reason for Nominating

Please detail your reasons for nominating this individual. If your candidate does not fit with the award criteria, please consider nominating him/her for a different GSA Award!
Please describe the candidate's experimental work (either a single experimental accomplishment or a body of work) that has solved a difficult problem in genetics (500 words or less):
Please describe the creativity, innovation, and ingenuity underlying the experiment(s) detailed above, and why this work was uniquely impressive (350 words or less):
Was this work published in a peer-reviewed journal?
Is the candidate the originator of the creative content of the experiments in question?
If this candidate was part of a team that deserves to be recognized, please list the name(s) of the other contributor(s) below:
Please review the contents of this form for completeness and accuracy before submitting it to the GSA Administrative Office.

Thank you for your nomination.