August 15, 2017

Nominations open for NAS prize

Nominations are now open for the 2018 National Academy of Sciences (NAS) Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences. 

The NAS Prize in Food and Agriculture Sciences recognizes research by a mid-career scientist (no more than 20 years past Ph.D.) at a U.S. institution who has made an extraordinary contribution to agriculture or to the understanding of the biology of a species fundamentally important to agriculture or food production. Areas considered include plant and animal sciences, microbiology, nutrition and food science, soil science, entomology, veterinary medicine, and agricultural economics. The recipient will be awarded a medal and a $100,000 prize. 

Learn more about the award and nomination process.