Russell Award


russellPurpose and Criteria: This prize is awarded by the CNLM in memory of Roger W. Russell, who was a Lifetime Distinguished Fellow of the CNLM. The award is funded by an endowment established in 1998 by Roger’s family, friends and colleagues. The purpose of the award is to recognize an individual who emulates and demonstrates Roger Russell’s:
-Dedication to exacting scholarship in the conduct of research
-Personal attributes of integrity and collegiality, and
-Steadfast and strong support of the goals and programs of the CNLM.

Eligibility: Must be a graduate student or postdoctoral researcher, within 5 years of Ph.D., in the laboratory of a CNLM Fellow on the UCI campus.

Nomination: The graduate student or postdoc must be nominated by a Fellow of the CNLM on the UCI campus. The nominating letter should be no more than two pages in length and should address the criteria listed above (Dedication to exacting research…). A letter seconding the nomination may be submitted by one additional person affiliated with the CNLM, not necessarily a Fellow or Member.

Presentation: Recipient will have an opportunity to present a short research colloquium at an event (date TBD). The recipient will receive a framed certificate and a monetary award of $1000. The name of the recipient will be engraved on a perpetual plaque displayed in the Herklotz Research Facility.