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Nominations Call: NAS Elliot Medal (posted 2017-09-21)

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES ELLIOT MEDAL

The National Academy of Sciences' Daniel Giraud Elliot Medal is awarded  "In recognition of a most meritorious, recently published work in zoology or paleontology." The most recent recipients have been Jennifer A. Clack (2008) and Jonathan B. Losos (2012). We are writing to ask for your help to identify outstanding candidates for the 2018 Elliot Medal, which will recognize work published no earlier than 2012, and is to be presented with a $20,000 prize. Additional information, including a full list of past recipients and the link for online submittal of nominations, can be found at: http://www.nasonline.org/programs/awards/daniel-giraud-elliot-medal.html. Nominations will be open through  Monday, October 2, 2017 ; neither nominator nor recipient need be members of the National Academy.