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The BMES CMBE Shu Chien Achievement Award is the most prestigious honor bestowed by the BMES Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering (CMBE) Special Interest Group (SIG). This award recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the field of cellular and molecular bioengineering. These contributions include groundbreaking scientific advances, the development of programs to support this emerging field, the mentoring and training of the next generation of scientists, and the advancement of diversity and inclusivity.

Award Application Requirements:

Awards recipient must be a BMES member in good standing. Submissions should include:

1. A nomination letter, no more than 2 pages, that describes the nominee's contributions in the following 4 categories:

a. Pioneering accomplishments in basic and/or translational research in cellular and molecular bioengineering
b. Key leadership/role that has impacted the cellular and molecular bioengineering field (e.g. research center or consortia, educational programs, leadership in professional societies, etc.)
c. Excellence in mentoring of students/trainees
d. Demonstrated activity that has advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion.

2. The nominee's full CV

3. Three letters of support that specifically address the categories described in item #1

ALL SUPPORTING DOCUMENTATION MUST BE SUBMITTED WITH THIS FORM by SEPTEMBER 1, 2021. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

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* 1. Nominee's Name for the BMES CMBE Shu Chien Award

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* 2. Nominee's Degree(s)

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* 3. Nominee's Employer

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* 4. Nominee's email address and phone number

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* 5. Nominator's name/phone number/email information

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* 6. Please upload a nomination letter, no more than 2 pages, that describes the nominee's contributions in the following 4 categories:

a. Pioneering accomplishments in basic and/or translational research in cellular and molecular bioengineering
b. Key leadership/role that has impacted the cellular and molecular bioengineering field (e.g. research center or consortia, educational programs, leadership in professional societies, etc).
c. Excellence in mentoring of students/trainees
d. Demonstrated activity that has advanced diversity, equity, and inclusion.

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* 7. Upload the nominee's full curriculum vitae

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* 8. Upload the 1st letter of support that specifically address the categories described in the nomination letter (item #5 above)

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* 9. Upload the 2nd letter of support that specifically address the categories described in the nomination letter (item #5 above)

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* 10. Upload the 3rd letter of support that specifically address the categories described in the nomination letter (item #5 above)

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* 11. Upload three letters of support as one file

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