We are now accepting nominations for Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize 2012.
Please submit nominations by March 16 (Fri), 2012.

Purpose of the Award

The Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize stimulates research and honors outstanding accomplishments in the field of biotechnology by young scientists in Asia other than Japan.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must be actively engaged in research in the field of biotechnology as a staff of a private or governmental organization in Asian countries other than Japan, and must have their research work published in the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering in the past. The candidate must be either 45 years old or younger as of January 1, 2012.

Past Recipients: 2002-2011


The prize laureate shall be presented with a certificate and a plaque at the Annual Meeting on October 23, 2012, where the laureate delivers the Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize Lecture. Travel expenses to the Meeting shall be borne by the Society.


A member of the Society for Biotechnology, Japan may submit one nomination. Self-nominations will not be accepted.

The nomination package should include the following:

  • Nomination formword
  • Curriculum vitaepdf
  • Supplemental illustration (A4 size, one page) that outlines the nominee’s research.
  • Reprints/Copies of 3 major publications including at least one article published in the Journal of Bioscience and Bioengineering (JBB).

Nomination materials will not be returned.

How to Submit Nominations

Nominations should be submitted to the Society Office () by March 16 (Fri), 2012.
The e-mail subject line should be “Young Asian Biotechnologist Prize Nomination”.

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