Presented by the Minorities Affairs Committee (MAC) at the ASCB Annual Meeting to memorialize early 20th-century biologist E. E. Just and to recognize outstanding scientific achievement by a minority scientist. The Awardee is selected by the ASCB MAC.
Nomination letters should include a description of the nominee's scientific achievement and mentoring support of underrepresented minority students and scientists. Nominations should be sent by April 1 to the ASCB Office.
A minority scientist who has demonstrated outstanding scientific achievement. Nominators must be ASCB members, but the candidate need not be.
Provide a nomination package that includes a CV and a letter describing the nominee’s scientific achievement and mentoring support of underrepresented minority students and scientists.
The winner gives the E.E. Just Lecture at the Annual Meeting and receives a plaque and a medal. Expenses to attend the Annual Meeting are paid.
2013 - Jose Victor Garcia-Martinez
2012 - Georgia M. Dunston
2011 - Jerry Charles Guyden
2010 - Tyrone Hayes
2009 - Jerrel Louis Yakel
2008 - James Earl King Hildreth
2007 - Alejandro Sanchez Alvarado
2006 - Stephen L. Mayo
2005 - Margaret Werner-Washburne
2004 - Sandra Murray
2003 - Richard Goldsby
2002 - Frank Talamantes
2001 - David Burgess
2000 - Lydia Villa-Komaroff
1999 - Winston Anderson
1998 - Eloy Rodriguez
1997 - Franklyn Prendergast
1996 - Baldomero Olivera
1995 - James Gavin III
1994 - George Langford