Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship Nominations Open August 1

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Nominations for the 2024 Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship will open on August 1.

The award recognizes women scientists in Texas bringing new ideas and innovations to the fight against cancer. It was created in memory and honor of former TAMEST Executive Director Mary Beth Maddox who passed away in 2018 after a valiant battle with pancreatic cancer.

The nominee must have spent the last two years performing cancer research in Texas and be within 10 years of her first faculty appointment or 15 years from her first full-time industry-affiliated position.

The recipient will be recognized with a $5,000 honorarium and award and present their research at the TAMEST 2024 Annual Conference: Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, February 5–7, 2024, at the AT&T Hotel and Conference Center in Austin, Texas.

In addition to being honored at the conference, the recipient will promote their work and discoveries across the state at established lecture and seminar series at TAMEST member institutions with NIH National Cancer Institute Designated Cancer Centers:

The award covers the recipient’s travel and lodging for the lectures and includes organized visits and networking at the NCI Cancer Centers.

Qualified nominators include TAMEST Members, university presidents, chancellors, deans, provosts, vice presidents for research, and past Mary Beth Maddox and Edith and Peter O’Donnell Awards recipients. Multiple nominations from a single institution or organization are allowed.

TAMEST will host an online information session on the award program to discuss the nomination process and award eligibility on August 24, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. CT. Attendees will have an opportunity to ask questions during the session.

Nominations for the 2024 Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship will open August 1, 2023 through September 25, 2023. 

Read the Mary Beth Maddox Award and Lectureship Nomination Guide for more information on the nomination process and award eligibility.


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