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ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award
(Formerly the ASIP Excellence In Science Award)

ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award
The ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award recognizes outstanding and sustained achievements at the earliest stages of a career in biomedical research and is supported by the A.D. Sobel - ASIP Education Fund. Accomplishments should include volunteered service to the ASIP and scientific publications and presentations. At the time of nomination, candidates may be a senior postdoctoral fellow (more than 3 years since receiving the PhD, MD, DVM, or equivalent degree) or an early career scientist (less than 2 years as an assistant professor or equivalent position). Eligible candidates for the ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award must be an ASIP member in good standing for at least two years (as a trainee or regular member). Awardees will present a short lecture and receive a stipend and a plaque that will be presented during the ASIP 2020 Annual Meeting at Experimental Biology 2020 in San Diego, CA (April 4-8, 2020).

Nominations for the ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award should include:

  • Three letters of recommendation, including at least two from current ASIP members.
  • The nominee's curriculum vitae, including complete bibliography.

Award Lecture (15 minutes) presented at Annual Meeting during the Highlights: Graduate Student Research in Pathology Session.

Please Note:  In order to utilize the "writable" features in the Award Application form, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader installed prior to opening the forms.You can also open the forms and then download them to activate the writable fields.


ASIP Young Scientist Leadership Award Recipients (2014 - Present)
Chad Walesky Christi Kolarcik David Sullivan
Chad Walesky
Christi Kolarcik, PhD PDF
David Sullivan, PhD PDF
Kari Nejak-Bowen    
Kari Nejak-Bowen PDF
ASIP Excellence In Science Award Recipients (2009 - 2013)
Christopher Weber Edward Lee Cecelia Yates
Christopher R. Weber PDF
Edward B. Lee PDF
Cecelia Yates PDF
Ashley Rivenbark Jonathan Lin  
Ashley G. Rivenbark PDF
Jonathan Lin, MD, PhD PDF