Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member on nonmember, who is now or has been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Candidates may not nominate themselves.
Nominations must be submitted online at myaacr.aacr.org by Wednesday, August 1, 2018. Paper nominations cannot be accepted.
Nomination materials to be submitted are:
1) Nomination Letter. The letter must:
be addressed to the Selection Committee, be written in English, and not exceed 1,000 words;
specify the AACR award for which the candidate is being nominated;
contain a concise description of the candidate's highly significant and innovative research, and the stimulation of new directions in cancer immunology, with the publications supporting these accomplishments directly referenced within the letter;
contain a concise description of the impact of these accomplishments in the cancer field; and
be signed with a handwritten signature by the nominator(s).
2) Candidate's CV. The candidate's curriculum vitae in English, including a complete list of the candidate's publications.
3) Summary Statement. A statement, no more than 50 words, summarizing the candidate's research accomplishments for which he or she is being nominated.
See the Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for complete details.