Call for Nominations for the Whistler Award 2024

In 1984, the International Carbohydrate Organization established an award in honour of Professor Roy L. Whistler, to recognize scientists ‘who have made contributions of excellence in carbohydrate chemistry and biochemistry and with promise of continuing significant contributions’. This award will be presented following the Opening Ceremony of the XXXI International Carbohydrate Symposium, Shanghai, China (July 14-19th, 2024).

In 2024 the value of the Whistler Award is US$15,000.

The deadline for submission of nominations is 1st September 2023.

Send complete nominations as a single PDF file to the Secretary of the International Carbohydrate Organization, Prof Carmen Galan.

Nominations should contain the following:

  1. Candidate’s name:
  2. Date of birth:
  3. Present position/title:
  4. Address:
  5. Description of contributions to be considered (a statement of the nature, purpose, and results of the candidate’s work, limited to a maximum of one page):
  6. Evaluation (a statement, limited to a maximum of one page, about the importance of the candidate’s work to the advancement of glycoscience. The appraisal should add to the information presented in the previous section; it should highlight contributions of particular significance to theory or practice. If necessary, the nominee’s contributions to multi-author contributions should be specified):
  7. Previous honours, awarding organization, and date received (for professional work following education):
  8. Listing of candidate’s most significant published papers and patents related to the nomination (5-10 total) (by authors, title, and standard reference):
  9. Name(s) and email address(es) of the nominator(s).

For past winners of the Whistler Award follow the link.

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