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AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship

Nomination StatusOpen
Nomination DeadlineJuly 31, 2020
Generously Supported ByAACR-Minorities in Cancer Research
Description

The AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship was first presented in 2006. The lectureship is intended to recognize an outstanding scientist who has made meritorious contributions to the field of cancer research and who has, through leadership or by example, furthered the advancement of minority investigators in cancer research.

The Award recipient will receive an honorarium and present the AACR-Minorities in Cancer Research Jane Cooke Wright Lectureship during the AACR Annual Meeting 2021 in Washington, DC.

Learn more about Dr. Jane Cooke Wright.

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 Lectureship will be presented to an individual investigator.

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

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.