The International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) is now calling for submissions of nominees for the following award which will be presented at the IUMS Congresses to be held in Singapore in July/August 2017. Nominations must be received by April 15 2017.

Arima Award for Applied Microbiology

The Arima Award was established from a generous endowment provided from Mrs. K. Arima in commemoration of her husband, Professor K. Arima (IUMS President 1986-1988). The Award is wholly administered by IUMS.

  • The Award is given to an individual deemed to have made outstanding contributions to applied microbiology.
  • The Award consists of a citation, a cash award of US $ 1000 and expenses of the recipient to be paid to attend the IUMS International Congress for two days.
  • The recipient will deliver a major scientific address at the time of the Award, given on the occasion of the IUMS International Congresses.

Previous Recipients of the Arima Award:

  • 1990 Osaka T Beppo (Japan)
  • 1994 Prague L Ajello (USA)
  • 1996 Jerusalem I Chet (Israel)
  • 1999 Sydney J F Martin (Spain)
  • 2002 Paris R Rappuoli (Italy/USA)
  • 2005 San Francisco A Demain (USA) 
  • 2008 Istanbul T. Edward Cleveland (USA)
  • 2011 Sapporo Satoshi Omura (Japan)
  • 2014 Montreal E. (Ben) J. J. Lugtenberg (The Netherlands)

Award nominations should consist of a letter describing the candidate’s credentials in detail as well as a current curriculum vita in which the candidate’s five most important publications are highlighted. The nomination materials may be submitted either electronically or as hard copies. Further details may be obtained from:

Dr. Mariagrazia Pizza

Research Center. Novartis Vaccines. Via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena (Italy). Phone: +39 0577243087. Fax: +39 0577243564. Email: mariagrazia.x.pizza@gsk.com

 

Stuart Mudd Award for Studies in Basic Microbiology

The Stuart Mudd Award was organized and endowed permanently by the World Academy of Art and Science, through the generous endowment provided by Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd. The Award is formally administered by the IUMS with the cooperation of the World Academy of Art and Science. The Award was created in memory of Stuart Mudd, a distinguished microbiologist, first American President of the International Association of Microbiological Societies (IAMS, the precedent of IUMS) and past President of the World Academy of Art and Science.

The Award is given in recognition of outstanding, selfless endeavors and contributions in Microbiology for the good of society.

The Award consists of a citation, a cash award of US $ 1000 and expenses of the recipient to be paid to attend the IUMS International Congress for two days. The Awardee automatically becomes a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.

The recipient will deliver a major scientific address at the time of the Award, given on the occasion of the IUMS International Congresses.

Previous Recipients of the Stuart Mudd Award:

  • 1978 Munich: R Porter (USA)
  •  1982 Boston:  LJ Mata (Costa Rica)
  •  1986 Manchester:  F Fenner (Australia)
  •  1990 Berlin: DC Gajdusek (USA)
  •  1994 Prague:  H Smith (UK)
  •  1999 Sydney:  H Koprowski (USA)
  •  2002 Paris:  D Hopwood (UK)
  •  2005 San Francisco:  JJ Skehel (UK)
  •  2008 Istanbul:  Harald zur Hausen (Germany)
  • 2011. Sapporo:  No recipient
  • 2014 Montreal: Joan W. Bennett (USA)

Award nominations should consist of a letter describing the candidate’s credentials in detail as well as a current curriculum vita in which the candidate’s five most important publications are highlighted. The nomination materials may be submitted either electronically or as hard copies. Further details may be obtained from:

Dr. Mariagrazia Pizza

Research Center. GSK Vaccines. Via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena (Italy). Phone: +39 0577243087. Fax: +39 0577243564. Email: mariagrazia.x.pizza@gsk.com