The AACI Distinguished Scientist Award was created in 2002 to recognize a major contributor to the field of cancer research.
Selected by the AACI Board of Directors, the awardee should be widely known in the cancer community through their research accomplishments.
Past awardees include Drs. Charles Perou, Carl June, James Allison, Lewis Cantley, Tim Ley, Brian Druker, Lee Hartwell, Mary-Claire King, Janet Rowley, Stuart Schreiber, Bert Vogelstein, Robert Weinberg, and Irving Weissman.
Please note that the 2019 nomination period is now closed.
January 31, 2019
2019 nomination period is now closed
February 28, 2019
Board of Directors completes review of nominations
April 1, 2019
Board president notifies selected honoree
May 1, 2019
Honoree announced in AACI Update newsletter
October 21, 2019
Award presented in person at AACI/CCAF Annual Meeting in Washington, DC
Announce call for nominations at Board of Directors meeting
Please note: all dates are subject to change.