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AACR-G.H.A. Clowes Award for Outstanding Basic Cancer Research

Nomination StatusOpen
Nomination DeadlineJuly 31, 2020
Generously Supported ByEli Lilly and Company
Description

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 at Eli Lilly and Company.

This Award is intended to recognize an individual who has made outstanding recent accomplishments in basic cancer research.

The Award recipient will receive an honorarium and present an award lecture during the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 in Washington, DC.

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 Award for Outstanding Basic Cancer Research Reception both of which will be held at the AACR Annual Meeting 2021.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Cancer researchers affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science anywhere in the world may be nominated. Such institutions include those in academia, industry, or government.

  • The Award will be presented to an individual investigator.

  • Institutions and/or organizations are not eligible to receive the Award.

Contact Information
Nomination Criteria

Nominations may be submitted by any individual, whether an AACR member or nonmember, who is currently or has previously been affiliated with any institution involved in cancer research, cancer medicine, or cancer-related biomedical science. Self-nominations are prohibited.

Nominators must maintain strict confidentiality of their nominations and all nominations must be submitted electronically. Paper nominations will not be accepted.

See the Program Guidelines and Nomination Instructions for complete details.

Selection Process

Eligible nominees will be considered by an Award Selection Committee composed of an international cohort of cancer research experts appointed by the AACR President. After Award Committee deliberations, primary and alternate award recipient recommendations will be relayed to the AACR Executive Committee for formal ratification.

Selection of the Award recipient shall be made on the basis of the candidate's scientific accomplishments without regard to race, gender, nationality, geographic location, or religious or political views.