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The BMES CMBE Christopher Jacobs Award recognizes leadership excellence in the Cell and Molecular Bioengineering community. Leadership is broadly defined and includes efforts in education, service, and publication/dissemination of knowledge related to the CMBE field. Dedicated service will also be recognized based on time and level of involvement in various programs and activities at regional, national or international levels. Service to the field should demonstrate the nominee’s commitment to the Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering community, willingness to give time and effort, and the ability to draw together varied resources to affect change in the community.

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. Leadership excellence
b. Outstanding and impactful service to cell and molecular bioengineering community
c. Excellence in mentoring of students/trainees and support of the community
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 Christopher Jacobs Award for Excellence in Leadership

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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. Leadership excellence
b. Outstanding and impactful service to cell and molecular bioengineering community
c. Excellence in mentoring of students/trainees and support of the community
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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