ASSOCIATION OF SOUTHEASTERN BIOLOGISTS (ASB)
PROMOTING BIOLOGY THROUGH RESEARCH AND EDUCATION FOR MORE THAN 75 YEARS.
ASB CAREER AWARDS
GUIDELINES AND DEADLINES
ASB John Herr Lifetime Achievement Award - This prestigious award was established by the Association of Southeastern Biologists in 2007 to recognize unusually significant contributions by its members to the life of the Association and to biology in the southeastern US. The award was first presented to its namesake, Distinguished Professor Emeritus John Herr (Department of Biological Sciences, University of South Carolina), by President Kim Marie Tolson in Columbia, South Carolina on April 20, 2007, on the occasion of the 68th Annual Meeting of the Association. This award is to be presented at an Annual Meeting of the Association to no more than one recipient, but there is no requirement that it be given every year. Download the detailed nomination criteria here.
ASB Meritorious Teaching Award – The Association of Southeastern Biologists Meritorious Teaching Award is one of the highest honors for excellence in teaching at the undergraduate and/or graduate level in biology in the U.S. Southeast. Since 1953, ASB has recognized one of its members for outstanding teaching most years at the ASB Annual Banquet, the closing event of each spring meeting. The winner of the award receives $1500. The Meritorious Teaching Award Committee seeks nominations from the ASB membership and selects the winner. The Meritorious Teaching Committee urges the membership to consider qualified candidates at their institutions or at other ASB associated institutions for nomination and to assume the responsibility of coordinating and submitting materials for candidates’ nominations. Possible candidates may not nominate themselves. If you know of a worthy candidate, please contact Lytton Musselman, the Chair of the ASB Meritorious Teaching Award Committee, with your contact information and proposed nominee. See 2021 nomination information here. 2022 nomination form coming soon. Nominations are due February 16, 2022.
ASB Lucrecia Herr Outstanding Biology Teacher Award - This award honors an outstanding high school biology teacher in the state where the ASB Annual Meeting is held. The awardee is based on recognition of the teacher for outstanding service by the state or by the National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT) . The first award was given in 2002 as The Outstanding Biology Teacher Award, and the award was renamed for Lucrecia Herr in 2010 in recognition of her distinguished service in academics.
AFFILIATE CAREER AWARDS