The FASEB Excellence in Science Award is given in recognition of outstanding achievement by women in biological science. Recipients are women whose career achievements have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research. The 2013 award activity is supported by an educational grant from Lilly USA, LLC.
Susan R. Wessler, PhD will be the recipient of the FASEB 2012 Excellence in Science Award.
Terry Orr-Weaver, PhD will be the recipient of the FASEB 2013 Excellence in Science Award.
The 2014 Excellence in Science Award selection process will begin on January 1, 2013. Electronic nominations will be accepted on this website January 1, 2013 through March 1, 2013.
Selection Criteria and Eligibility
- Women whose career achievements reflect significant contributions to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research.
- Nominees are typically women who are senior in their field and nationally known for their outstanding contributions in research, leadership, and mentorship.
- Nominees and nominators must be members of at least one of FASEB's 26 member societies.
“Recognizing the Research Accomplishments of Women Scientists”