Jeanette Siron Pelton Award
in Experimental Plant Morphology

2016 Call for Nominations - January 1 - April 1, 2016

Botanical Society of America
Botany 2016, Savannah, Georgia

The Botanical Society of America proudly supports the Conservation and Research Foundation in honoring the memory of DR. JEANETTE SIRON PELTON. The Jeanette Siron Pelton Award is made by the The Conservation and Research Foundation of New London, CT, through the Botanical Society of America, for sustained and creative contributions in experimental plant morphology. BSA appoints the nomination committee and presents the award at the annual meeting. Beginning in 1998, the recipient of the Pelton Award is invited to present a special address at the BSA Annual Meeting the year following the award presentation. The Pelton Award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions in the field of experimental plant morphology. The field is broadly defined to include the subcellular, cellular and organismal levels of complexity.

Nominations for the 2016 award should include a list of all of the nominee's work to be considered for the 2014-2015 period, and a statement in regards to the merits of the nominee's research. Nominations for the 2015 Pelton Award must be sent by April 1, 2016.

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Nominee's First Name
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Work to be considered over the 2014-2015 period.


What you feel are the most important aspects of this research and why you see it as significant.

Deadline for submission of nominations is: April 1, 2016

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