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  • Self-nominations are not accepted.
  • Joint nominations will only be considered when nominees have collaborated closely — usually in the same laboratory — on the work to be recognized by the award.
  • NAS membership is not required to nominate or to be nominated.
  • International nominees are eligible for nomination unless explicitly stated otherwise. 
  • If the award has an age restriction, nominees are considered eligible if they are no older than the restricted age on October 1, 2018.