The 2013 JALA Ten: Call for Nominations
Nominate a colleague (or yourself) for this prestigious honor.
Nomination deadline is September 22, 2012.
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Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org or call +1.630.256.7527, ext. 106.
The JALA Ten showcases the top 10 technological breakthroughs across a spectrum of fields that include but are not limited to laboratory automation, robotics, drug discovery, drug screening, novel therapeutic strategies and delivery technologies, diagnostics, nanotechnology, nanomedicine, microtechnology as it relates to biology and medicine, novel characterization techniques and more.
Nominations are open to SLAS members and nonmembers, and self-nominations are welcome. A JALA Ten Selection Committee, comprising members of the JALA Editorial Board and other professionals from the broader science and engineering community with representation from the academic, industrial, and government sectors, will evaluate all nominations received. The committee will specifically search for work that has generated profound impact on the general fields of biology and medicine. Fundamental and applied breakthroughs are eligible, and all fields of innovation with specific relevance toward biology and medicine will be considered.
Nominations must include:
- SHORT DESCRIPTION: A concise and original 100-word description of the work and a representative image (photo or illustration with appropriate reprinting permissions). If selected, both will be published in The JALA Ten feature story.
- MORE INFORMATION: A 500-word detailed report that explains to the selection committee why the nominated work merits selection to the The JALA Ten.
- CITATION: Nominations must have been officially published (online publication is acceptable) in a peer-reviewed publication to ensure that its technical merit has been previously evaluated, and the full citation in ACS style must be provided.