Nominate a Candidate
The AACR and Eli Lilly and Company established this award in 1961 to honor Dr. G.H.A. Clowes, who was a founding member of the AACR and a research director of Eli Lilly. The Clowes Award recognizes an individual with outstanding recent accomplishments in basic cancer research.
The recipient of the 59th AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award will receive a $10,000 honorarium, give an award lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA (March 30-April 3, 2019), and will be given support for the winner and a guest to attend the Annual Meeting.
Responsibilities of the Award Winner
The winner must also attend the AACR Awards Reception and Program as well as the AACR G.H.A. Clowes Memorial Award Reception both of which will be held at the AACR Annual Meeting 2019.
Candidacy is open to all cancer researchers who are affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world. Such institutions include those in academia, industry or government.
The award will be presented to an individual investigator.
Institutions or organizations are not eligible for the award.
Nominations may be made by any scientist, whether an AACR member or 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.
Nomination materials to be submitted are:
1) Nomination 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 outstanding recent accomplishments in basic cancer research, with the publications supporting these accomplishments directly referenced within the letter;
contain a concise description of the impact of these accomplishments on the 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.
Candidates will be considered by a committee of international cancer leaders appointed by the president of the AACR. After careful deliberations by the Award Committee, its recommendations will be forwarded to the Executive Committee of the AACR for final consideration and decision. Selection of the award winner will be made on the basis of the candidate’s recent accomplishments in basic cancer research. No regard will be given to age, race, gender, nationality, geographic location or religious or political views.