Scientific Assembly Professional Achievement Award winners

Scientific Assembly Professional Achievement Award recognizes outstanding professional achievement of an ASCLS member within his or her chosen academic, scientific, and vocational interest.

Laboratory Administration/Consultant/Quality/Accreditation/Industry: J. R. Constance

Chemistry/Urinalysis: Dyan Monte Verde

Microbiology/Public Health: Linda Britton

ASCLS Annual Meeting Poster Competition encourages members to use the poster format to present their findings at the national level.

Professional Member: Nadine Lerret from Rush University for her submission, The Role of Hyperglycemia in CD4 T-Cell Survival and Activation

Graduate Student: Rajkumar Rajendran for Impact of Implementing Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry (MALDI-TOF) at University of Texas Medical Branch (UTMB) – Galveston

Undergraduate Student: Sihanouk Bhakti for Age-Dependent Alterations in the Processing of Homologous Recombination Intermediates Leads to Reduced Crossover Assurance

Scientific Research Award recognizes and encourages the development of scientific research in the field of clinical laboratory science.

Jennifer Dawson for Calculating the Cost of Poor Quality

Betty Lynne Theriot Award recognizes and encourages the development of significant materials in the areas of media and equipment.

Jennifer Dawson for The Lab Quality Continuum and the State of Lab Quality

Education Scientific Assembly Student Case Study and Research Paper Awards recognize the writing achievements of current students with clinical laboratory science programs.

Case Study: Grace N. Tackie for Human Immunodeficiency Virus/ Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome; A Case Study Report

Research Paper: Laura Graf for Quantification of HIV-1 1-LTR Cycle DNA by Using a Nested Real Time PCR

Education Section: Susan Beck and Tara Cothran Moon for An Algorithm for Curriculum Decisions in Medical Laboratory Science Education

CLS Journal Distinguished Author Award Winners

CLS Journal Distinguished Author Awards recognize journal authors of original articles relevant and of value to clinical laboratory science.

Clinical Practice Section: Larry Smith for Laboratory Diagnosis of the Lupus Anticoagulant

Research and Reports Section: Karissa Wang and Matthew Nicholaou for Suppression of Antimicrobial Resistance in MRSA Using CRISPR-dCas

Focus Section: Kathy Doig, Bei Zhang, Leslie Anne Thompson, and Michelle Butina for Interpreting the Complete Blood Count

When you read these names, are you thinking of people you know that also should be recognized? Visit Awards and Scholarship for details on each award and how to nominate worthy candidates. Deadlines start February 15.