MolecularCloud Distinguished Research Awards aim to recognize and honor those research achievements which have made significant impact on the studies of COVID-19 and the coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) that causes it. There are three categories of the award, covering:
After two months’ voting, the awards go to the teams whose publications have received most votes in each category.
This is a team award and the authors of each awarded publication will receive the Distinguished Research Award Certificate and a prize worth $3,000 USD together. All the nominated authors will also be eligible to join the MolecularCloud
Cloud Scientist Program and enjoy the corresponding benefits.
The prize consists of two parts:
Award Nomination and Evaluation
- External nomination channel has been closed on August 10th , 2020. In total, 25 publications covering all categories of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19 research were nominated.
- The publication which receives most votes in each research area wins the award. The voting has started on July 10th, 2020 and will close at 0:00 a.m. EST, September 11th , 2020.
- A comment for any nominated publication will be counted as 10 votes and added to the final tally.
- The awardees will be announced on 9:00 a.m. EST September 11th , 2020.
Vote and win a free gift
- Anyone with a MolecularCloud account can vote.
- Each account can vote for up to 3 nominees every day.
- Any customer who login and cast votes can have chances to get a free gift (Amazon gift card/JD gift Card/T-shirt/Canvas bag).
- The inventory is limited. First come, first served.
Come back everyday to vote and win the gifts!
VACCINES AND THERAPEUTICS STUDIES
Customers who cast votes for nominated publications for more than 1 day (3 votes per day) will have chances to get the following gifts for free. Come back everyday to vote and win the gifts! The inventory is limited. First come, first served.
Vote for > 1 day
Vote for > 3 days
New Canvas Bag
Vote for > 5 days
Vote for > 7 days
Amazon Card $20
Writing comments can also have chances to get one of the above gifts!
Tips for writing comments:
- The comments should be no less than 50 words;
- The content should match the article you comment;
- Write comments for more publications;
- Share the campaign on social platforms and invite your friends to "like" your comments.
Terms and Conditions
- This campaign will last from July 10th, 2020 to September 10th, 2020. The voting function will close at 0:00 a.m. EST, September 11th, 2020.
- The three awardees will be presented on this webpage on 9:00 a.m. EST September 11th, 2020.
- Each account can vote for up to 3 nominees every day. A comment or recommendation will be counted as 10 votes and added to the final tally.
- The three votes should be all casted for winning the gifts. The inventory is limited. First come, fist served. Each customer can get at most one gift for voting.
- 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 team will select the best comments and recommendations based on the quality and "Like" numbers, and send notification emails to the winning writers.
- MolecularCloud team will contact the winning customers to arrange shipment of the gifts. For the regions where the shipping service is not available at the moment, the gift could be stored at our facility and shipped out when the logistic is back to normal.
- For mainland China, the $20 amazon card could be replaced by ￥100 JD gift card.
- MolecularCloud reserves the right of final explanation for details of this program. If there's any further question, please feel free to contact us at