Recognizes an individual or group that has had significant, sustained impact on genetics education at any level, from K-12 through graduate school and beyond.
Honors those who have promoted greater exposure to and deeper understanding of genetics through:
*distinguished teaching or mentoring
*development of innovative pedagogical approaches or tools
*design of new courses or curricula
*national leadership, and/or
*public engagement and outreach.
Current GSA members will be given priority for this award. To check membership status, please see the membership search page.
Current GSA Education 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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