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Academy of Science – St. Louis 25th Annual Outstanding Scientists Awards

Since its inception, the Academy has promoted the recognition of the impressive scientists of St. Louis. This tradition continues with the 25th Annual Outstanding St. Louis Scientists Awards. Each award-winner represents an extraordinary caliber of expertise.

We wish to focus the region’s attention upon individuals, institutions and corporations known worldwide for their scientific contributions to research, industry, and quality of life. In every category, preference is given to candidates who also have a record of excellence in communicating with the public, mentoring colleagues, or leadership in the field of science or industry….

2019 Science Leadership Award
The Science Leadership Award recognizes a distinguished individual — not necessarily a scientist—or organization that has played an important leadership role in the development of science and scientists in the St. Louis region.

Individual Science Leadership Award
Mark S. Wrighton, Ph.D
Chancellor, Professor of Chemistry
Washington University in St. Louis…

…2019 Fellows Award
The Fellows Award recognizes a distinguished individual for outstanding achievement in science.

Anne M. Fagan, Ph.D.
Professor of Neurology
Washington University School of Medicine…

2019 George Engelmann Interdisciplinary Award
The George Engelmann Interdisciplinary Award recognizes outstanding achievement in science, engineering, or technology that results from collaboration among two or more (up to three) individuals across disciplinary or institutional boundaries.

Susan K. Dutcher, Ph.D.
Professor of Genetics and Cell Biology & Physiology
Washington University School of Medicine…

…2019 Innovation Award
The Innovation Award recognizes a scientist or engineer – age 40 or under (for 2018 award, age 40 or under by December 31, 2018) – who has demonstrated exceptional potential for future accomplishments in science, engineering or technology.

Samantha A. Morris, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Developmental Biology and Genetics
Washington University School of Medicine

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