Call For Nominations For Paul Marks Prize | February 23, 2009 Issue - Vol. 87 Issue 8 | Chemical & Engineering News
Volume 87 Issue 8 | p. 68 | Awards
Issue Date: February 23, 2009

Call For Nominations For Paul Marks Prize

Recipients are honored for contributions of major significance to chemistry
Department: ACS News

NOMINATIONS ARE being accepted for the Paul Marks Prize for Cancer Research. The award, established by the Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), recognizes outstanding young investigators who through basic or clinical research have made significant contributions to increasing understanding or improving treatment of the disease.

The prize is awarded to up to three investigators every other year. Nominees are required to be age 45 or younger at the time of the submission deadline. The winners will present their work at MSKCC and will share a cash award of $150,000.

Nomination packets must include a letter outlining the significance of the candidate’s accomplishments accompanied by a one-page scientific biography, a list of up to eight published papers with a brief (fewer than 100 words) explanation of the importance of each one, a curriculum vitae, and up to three supporting letters.

E-mail nominations to or mail them to Mary Dalessandro, Office of the President, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Ave., New York, NY 10065. More information is available at Nominations must be received by April 30.


Linda Wang compiles this section. Announcements of awards may be sent to

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