AMI-Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award (Biannual):The AMI Prof. S.R. Vyas award is open to all AMI members. The nominee should be above the age of 50 years and should be a member of the AMI of long standing (at least 10 years). He/she should have contributed significantly for the development of “Microbiology” in India or abroad as demonstrated by his work and publications. The award will include a cash of Rs 20,000/- and a citation. The awardee shall present his/her contribution during the conference. The award shall not be given in absentia.
AMI- Dr. G.B. Manjrekar Award (Biannual):The AMI G.B. Manjrekar Award is open preferably to all AMI members of at least 10 years continuous standing and who have contributed significantly to “Industrial Microbiology” preferably in India. The applicant should be below the age of 60 years. The award will include cash and a citation. The awardee shall present his/her work during the conference. The award shall not be given in absentia.
AMI Young Scientist Awards (Annual):The association shall give out one award each in Agriculture, Industrial, Medical & Veterinary, Molecular, Dairy & Food and Environmental Microbiology to young Microbiologists of India. Applicants should be less than 35 years of age on last date of submission of the nominations, and must have demonstrated their ability as and should be a member of the Association at the time of nomination. The awards will be given during the annual conference of AMI. The awardees will be required to make a brief presentation of the work for which they are rewarded. The each award will include a cash of Rs.5,000/- and a citation.
AMI-Prof. J. V. Bhat Award for the Best Paper published in IJM:All papers published in the Indian Journal of Microbiology (IJM) during preceding year i.e. 2009 will be considered for the award. The best paper published will be judged by the committee constituted by C.C of AMI. The award will consist of a cash award of Rs.5000/- and a citation. Since the Journal is open to all to publish their papers, so there is no restriction for being a member of the Association.
AMI- Best Poster Awards (Annual):The award shall be given to the best poster presented in each of the following areas of Microbiology such as Agriculture, Industrial, Medical and Veterinary, Molecular, Dairy & food and Environmental Microbiology, during 54th Annual Conference of AMI. Each award will include a cash award of Rs.2000/- and a certificate. The procedure for selection shall involve review of the various posters by an expert committee jointly selected by the organizers and the C.C., AMI. Their decision will be final.
AMI- Dr. Rana Memorial Best Poster Award (Annual):This award shall be given to the overall Best Poster Paper presented at the 54th Annual Conference of AMI. All Posters presented at the 54th Annual Conference are entitled to compete. The award shall consist of a cash of Rs. 4,000/- and a certificate. The procedure for selection shall involve review of the various posters by an expert committee jointly selected by the organizers and the C.C., AMI. Their decision will be final.
Procedure of nomination for (1) Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award, (2) Dr. G.B. Manjrekar Award, and (3) Young Scientists Awards
Each nomination should be accompanied by complete details of the candidates like name, corresponding address, position held, academic distinctions, honors received, list of publications along with (i) Name of the Award applied for (ii) brief of scientific contributions/ achievements (iii) Curriculum vitae (iv) Reprints of selected papers of the last 5 years with impact factor and citation index (v) contribution towards AMI. Each nomination for the awards at Sr. No. 1 & 2 shall be proposed by two members of AMI, one of which should be a life member and for the awards at Sr. No. 3 the nomination may be forwarded by Head of the Department / Major Advisor. Five sets of the nominations complete in all respects should be submitted to General Secretary, AMI