Call for Nominations
06/06/2023- 07/04/2023
Online Voting
Announce the Winners

The 2023 MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards aim to recognize outstanding research achievements in Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy and Vaccine Development field. The three nominees who received most votes will win the awards. Each awardee will receive the award certificate, a prize worth $4000 and a gift pack.

MolecularCloud has selected out 8 teams among all the nominees’ research teams and will offer each team $2000 GenScript service coupon and a gift pack.

Congratulations to All the Winners of 2023 MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards!

Click here to check the award prize and gift pack for winners and winning teams >>

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Infinite Possibilities Teams

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Most Social Impact Teams

Terms and conditions >>

  • There are three main categories of the award, covering: Gene Therapy, Cell Therapy and Vaccine development.
  • Online voting competition will last from June 06, 2023 to July 04, 2023. The voting channel will be closed at 0:00 a.m. EST, July 04, 2023.
  • The top three nominees who received most votes will win the awards. The final awardees will be announced on July 25, 2023.
  • Each account can vote for up to three nominees every day.
  • Any votes obtained by cheating software or any fraud activities will be removed from the vote tally. Depending on the severity, a candidate may be disqualified.
  • MolecularCloud reserves the right of final explanation for details of this campaign. If there's any further question, please feel free to contact us at yang.sr@genscript.com.
Previous Awards Winners
Distinguished Research Awards

MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards are an important way by which the platform to recognize, foster and encourage outstanding performance in life sciences research field. The awards have been presented annually since 2019.

2021 Award Winners

2021 Distinguished Research Awards

Two scientists won the 2021 MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards for their outstanding research achievements in genome editing field.

  • Distinguished Research Awards:
    Ben Kleinstiver, Caixia Gao
  • Infinite Possibilities Teams:
    Caixia Gao Team, Sandra Rodríguez Perales Team, The Dan Peer Lab, Ben Kleinstiver Team
  • Most Social Impact Teams:
    Hyongbum Henry Kim Team, Fei Guo Team,Kristian Hargadon Team, Bacteriophage T4 Lab
  • Most Active Teams:
    Jia Chen Team, Changhao Bi Team, Neha Mittal Team, Sheng Yang Team
2020 Award Winners

2020 Distinguished Research Awards

Three research teams were awarded the 2020 MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards for their great contribution to the studies of COVID-19 and the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2).

  • Team led by Dr. Zheng-Li Shi
  • Team led by Dr. David Veesler
  • Team led by Dr. Bert Schepens, Dr. Xavier Saelens, Dr. Jason McLellan
2019 Award Winners

2019 Distinguished Research Awards

Two scientists won Distinguished Research Cloud Scientist Award and Social Impact Cloud Scientist Award.

  • Distinguished Research Award: Dr. Nathan Hillson
  • Social Impact Award: Dr. Feng Shao

Questions and inquiries about the award could be sent to: yang.sr@genscript.com