Congratulations to Michael Adams and his collaborator Bob Kelly at NC State. On behalf of the Officers of the American Society for Microbiology (ASM), the Committee on Awards, and the American Academy of Microbiology, they have both been selected to receive the 2018 DuPont Industrial Biosciences Award in Applied and Environmental Microbiology. Once again, congratulations on receiving this singular honor! It is a direct indication of the regard in which your microbiology colleagues hold you.