To be eligible to apply you must:
- be a GSA member;
- be a student or recent PhD (PhD awarded after January 2016);
- conduct population, evolutionary, or quantitative genetics research;
- and have submitted an abstract for presentation at the 2018 Population, Evolutionary, and Quantitative Genetics Conference.
Applications have closed. The next round of awards will be presented at The Allied Genetics Conference in 2020.
Submission should include:
- Applicant's CV
- Copies of the applicant's primary author published manuscripts that are the main components of the doctoral thesis
- The ID number of the abstract submitted to the Conference and a copy of the abstract text
- Short essay (250 words) that describes how the applicant became interested in science, their career path, and why their chosen research
area is important. These should be targeted toward a general audience.
Please e-mail submissions as separate files in PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org for
receipt by February 15, 2018. Subject line must be "James F. Crow Award." Only electronic submissions will be accepted.
Applicants should also arrange for two letters of recommendation to be e-mailed to email@example.com under separate cover. The
letters should focus on the applicant’s contribution to research, with particular attention paid to the significance and innovation of
the applicant’s work.
Ensure the sustainability of this community award by contributing to the Crow Award Fund. GSA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Contributions
may be tax deductible.
Previous finalists for the James F. Crow Early Career Researcher Award
2018 (Winner) Katherine Xue, University of Washington
2018 Jeremy Berg, Columbia University
2018 Alison F. Feder, Stanford University
2018 Amy Goldberg, University of California, Berkeley
2018 Emily B. Josephs, University of California, Davis
2018 Emily C. Moore, North Carolina State University
2016 (Winner) Sarah Sander, Cornell University
2016 Matthew S. Ackerman, Indiana University, Bloomington
2016 Emily Behrman, University of Pennsylvania
2016 Heath Blackmon, University of Minnesota
2016 Gili Greenbaum, Ben-Gurion University
2016 Sandeep Venkataram, Stanford University