Nominations open for the 2023 ASCI / Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award

Nominations for the ASCI’s 2023 ASCI / Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award are now open. This prestigious recognition, first called the ASCI Award, was renamed in 2006 in honor of Dr. Korsmeyer, the first recipient of the Award in 1998, who passed away in 2005. The Award recognizes individuals for their advancement of knowledge in a specific field and for mentoring future generations of life science researchers. Information on all past honorees is available here.

Current Active and International ASCI members are eligible for nomination. Prior nominees may be re-nominated. However, current ASCI Council members and prior Award recipients may not be nominated.

The deadline for receipt of nominations is October 17, 2022, at 11:59 pm Eastern. Nominations will be screened to ensure they are complete and fit the nomination criteria. The Council reviews nominations, with the outcome of review expected toward the end of November 2022.


  • may be any ASCI member in good standing, including members of the Council, and
  • must provide a statement (250-word limit) regarding the nominee.


  • must currently be an Active or International member;
  • must provide a biosketch, full curriculum vitae, and a trainee table; and
  • must complete the ASCI’s demographic survey.

To start a nomination:

Nominations may be started by the nominator or the nominee:

  • Access your member account
  • Go to the “Nominations” tab
  • Go to the section for “ASCI / Stanley J. Korsmeyer Award”


For the nominator:

  • Select “I’m the nominator” option
  • Search for your nominee
  • Click on “Create nomination”
  • If the nominee has not already claimed her/his part of the nomination, click on “Send nominee information to access the nominee’s part of the nomination” to send the nominee an email to access and edit her/his aspect of the nomination (see above).
  • Supply the required information (see above)
  • Submit this aspect of the nomination

For the nominee:

  • Select “I’m the nominee” option
  • Supply the required information (see above)
  • Submit this aspect of the nomination