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Eli Lilly and Company-Elanco Research Award


To reward fundamental research of unusual merit in microbiology or immunology by an individual on the threshold of his/her career, who has not reached his/her 45th birthday.

ASM awards are granted at the discretion of award selection committees and may not be awarded every year.


Nominees must be working in the United States of America or Canada at the time of application and must be actively involved in the line of research for which the award is to be made. They must not have reached their 45th birthday by April 30th of the year the award is given.

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  • Annual

Award Value

US$5,000 cash prize, a commemorative piece and travel expenses to the ASM General Meeting where the winner will present the Eli Lilly and Company-Elanco Research Award lecture.

Application procedure

Self-nominations will not be accepted. Nominations must consist of a nominating form that includes a specific description of the research on which the nomination is based, verification of the date of birth, i.e. a photocopy of driver's licence, passport or birth certificate, a curriculum vitae including a list of publications and two additional supporting forms. Only one of the three individuals involved in the nomination may be employed at the nominee's institution. Forms are located at external link.

Closing date

July 1st


Eli Lilly and Company-Elanco

Study Level

  • Unrestricted

American Society for Microbiology (ASM)

The American Society for Microbiology (ASM) is the oldest and largest single life science membership organization in the world. With 43,000 members throughout the world. The ASM represents all disciplines of microbiological specialization including microbiology education. The ASM's mission is to promote research and research training in the microbiological sciences and to assist communication between scientists, policymakers and the public to improve health, the environment and economic well-being.

Contact Details

  • 202 942 9323
  • 202 942 9353
  • 1752 N Street North West
    United States of America

More information

For more information regarding this award, please contact the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) by using the links below.


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