Kavli Prize in Neuroscience
Hudspeth receives this honor for his pioneering work on the molecular and neural mechanisms of hearing.
Tri-Institutional Breakout Award for Junior Investigators
Zhe Zhang and Shruti Naik
Zhang and Naik are the recipients of a prize established by three winners of the prestigious Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences as a means of investing in promising early-career investigators.
Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators
Maimon, who studies cognition and decision-making, and Marraffini, who studies the bacterial defense system CRISPR-Cas, are among 19 scientists nationwide to receive this designation.
Pershing Square Sohn Prize
This young investigator award goes to Birsoy for his research on cellular metabolism, work that potentially could lead to new anti-cancer therapies.
Royal Society Membership
Friedman was elected as a foreign member for his discoveries that have transformed obesity research.
Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
Freiwald is honored for discovering the brain mechanisms that enable face recognition. The $20,000 award is given by The University of North Carolina School of Medicine.
Weintraub Graduate Student Award
The Weintraub is the world’s premier award for graduate students in the biosciences. Cohn is a Ph.D. candidate in the Nussenzweig laboratory studying mechanisms of HIV-1 latency.
Robert Koch Award
Ravetch has been selected for his groundbreaking work analyzing antibody response. He has worked for decades on the Fc fragment of the antibody molecule and on its binding partners, known as Fc receptors.
Achievements Awarded to Rockefeller Scientists
Gregory M. Alushin
Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research
Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging, American Federation for Aging Research
Sloan Research Fellowship
Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
American Academy of Microbiology
Biochemical Society Award
ACTS Distinguished Investigator Award
James G. Krueger
Pontifical Academy of Science