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Awards & Honors
Karl Palmquist wins 2024 Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Our scientists are remarkably productive and empowered to perform at their best. That’s why we have an unparalleled concentration of researchers and trainees recognized with top awards—including the world’s most prestigious bioscience prizes.

Recent Awards & Honors

Titia de Lange
NCI Outstanding Investigator Award
Titia de Lange
AAI-BD Biosciences Investigator Award
Gabriel D. Victora
Genetics Society of America Medal
Luciano Marraffini
VinFuture Prize
Svetlana Mojsov
Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
Leslie B. Vosshall
NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
Amy E. Shyer
Emil von Behring Prize
Elizabeth Campbell
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Mary E. Hatten
Maria I. New International Prize
Jean-Laurent Casanova
Max Delbruck Prize
Eric D. Siggia
Pew Innovation Fund Investigator
Kivanç Birsoy
Vallee Scholar
Priya Rajasethupathy
American Society for Cell Biology Fellow
Tarun Kapoor
Tri-Institutional Breakout Award
Orli Snir

Awards given by The Rockefeller University

Pearl Meister Greengard Award

The Pearl Meister Greengard Prize is an international award recognizing outstanding women in biomedical research.

Svetlana Mojsov is the 2024 recipient of the PMG Prize. Her groundbreaking discovery of GLP-1 and its role as a glucose-dependent inducer of insulin secretion led to the development of new medicines for type 2 diabetes mellitus, and more recently as potent weight-loss drugs that prevent heart attacks.

Lewis Thomas Prize

The Lewis Thomas Prize is an international award for writing about science that honors the rare individuals who bridge the worlds of science and the humanities.

The 2024 awardee, Carlo Rovelli is a theoretical physicist who is honored for his book, There Are Places in the World Where Rules Are Less Important Than Kindness.” His writings have delighted and informed millions of people in 45 languages, spurring readers to think deeply about topics in the scientific arena and beyond.