The International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS) is now calling for submissions of nominees for the following award which will be presented at the IUMS Congresses to be held in Daejeon (Korea) on 12-16 October 2020.  

Nominations must be received by April 30 2020.

Arima Award for Applied Microbiology

The Arima Award was established from a generous endowment provided from Mrs. K. Arima in commemoration of her husband, Professor K. Arima (IUMS President 1986-1988). The Award is wholly administered by IUMS.

  • The Award is given to an individual deemed to have made outstanding contributions to applied microbiology.
  • Only nominations submitted by IUMS associated Societies (one per Society) will be considered. A nomination form can be downloaded here
  • The Award consists of a parchment as well as support for the awardee to attend the IUMS International Congresses (economy flight and accommodation – up to 4 nights).
  • The awardee is invited to deliver a Plenary Lecture at the IUMS International Congresses.

Previous Recipients of the Arima Award:

  • 1990 Osaka T Beppo (Japan)
  • 1994 Prague L Ajello (USA)
  • 1996 Jerusalem I Chet (Israel)
  • 1999 Sydney J F Martin (Spain)
  • 2002 Paris R Rappuoli (Italy)
  • 2005 San Francisco A Demain (USA) 
  • 2008 Istanbul T. Edward Cleveland (USA)
  • 2011 Sapporo Satoshi Omura (Japan)
  • 2014 Montreal E. Ben J. J. Lugtenberg (The Netherlands)
  • 2017 Singapore Fernando Baquero (Spain)

The complete nomination package may be submitted either electronically or as hard copies and should be addresses to

Dr. Mariagrazia Pizza

GSK Vaccines. Via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena (Italy). Phone: +39 0577243087. Fax: +39 0577243564. Email: mariagrazia.x.pizza@gsk.com

 


 

Stuart Mudd Award for Studies in Basic Microbiology

The Stuart Mudd Award was organized and endowed permanently by the World Academy of Art and Science, through the generous endowment provided by Dr. Emily Hartshorne Mudd. The Award is formally administered by the IUMS with the cooperation of the World Academy of Art and Science. The Award was created in memory of Stuart Mudd, a distinguished microbiologist, first American President of the International Association of Microbiological Societies (IAMS, the precedent of IUMS) and past President of the World Academy of Art and Science.

  • The Award is given in recognition of outstanding, selfless endeavours and contributions in Microbiology for the good of society.
  • Only nominations submitted by IUMS associated Societies (one per Society) will be considered. A nomination form can be downloaded here
  • The Award consists of a parchment as well as support for the awardee to attend the IUMS International Congresses (economy flight and accommodation – up to 4 nights).
  • The Awardee becomes a Fellow of the World Academy of Art and Science.
  • The awardee is invited to deliver a Plenary Lecture at the IUMS International Congresses.

Previous Recipients of the Stuart Mudd Award:

  • 1978 Munich: R Porter (USA)
  •  1982 Boston:  LJ Mata (Costa Rica)
  •  1986 Manchester:  F Fenner (Australia)
  •  1990 Berlin: DC Gajdusek (USA)
  •  1994 Prague:  H Smith (UK)
  •  1999 Sydney:  H Koprowski (USA)
  •  2002 Paris:  D Hopwood (UK)
  •  2005 San Francisco:  JJ Skehel (UK)
  •  2008 Istanbul:  Harald zur Hausen (Germany)
  •  2011. Sapporo:  No recipient
  •   2014 Montreal: Joan W. Bennett (USA)
  • 2017 Singapore: Jorg Hacker (Germany)

The complete nomination package may be submitted either electronically or as hard copies and should be addresses to

Dr. Mariagrazia Pizza

GSK Vaccines. Via Fiorentina 1, 53100 Siena (Italy). Phone: +39 0577243087. Fax: +39 0577243564. Email: mariagrazia.x.pizza@gsk.com