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SASM 2023


Deadline: 30 August 2023

Dear SASM member

The South African Society for Microbiology wishes to honour outstanding South African microbiologists who have made significant contributions to the discipline, both nationally and internationally. 


In recognition of exceptional achievements in the field of microbiology, the SASM may award the following medals:

  1. Gold Medal: to a member who has, over an extended period of time, rendered exceptional service in the field of microbiology in South Africa.
  2. Silver Medal: to a member for either an exceptionally meritorious and original research effort in the field of microbiology published in a recognised professional journal, or for exceptional achievement in any branch of microbiology.
  3. Bronze Medal: to a member for an outstanding publication in the field of microbiology.

Awards shall be made only in meritorious cases and on the basis of fully substantiated, confidential recommendations, in writing, from SASM members. The SASM reserves the right to make no award in a specific year.

If you wish to nominate someone, please submit the following to the Secretary: SASM Merit Committee, at the address given below.

1.    Motivated recommendation seconded by two SASM members and signed by all.

  • Specify the award for which the person is nominated
  • Please check if you as well as the seconders are paid-up SASM members
  • The nominee should also be a SASM member

2.    CV of the nominee

Electronic submission by e-mail as an attached pdf file is preferred. The signed original recommendation and CV should also be mailed to the address given below.

DEADLINE for receipt of nominations:    30th August 2023.

The awards will be made at SASM2023 congress in September 2023.

Submit to:            Dr. Bronwyn Kirby-McCullough  

SASM Merit Committee

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Postal address :   IMBM, University of the Western Cape

Robert Sobukwe Road



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