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2018 Highlights in Faculty Awards

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Gabriel Victora, Ph.D.

Victora received this grant to expand his novel method that makes it possible to monitor physical interactions between cells.

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

Shixin Liu, Ph.D. and Jeremy Rock, Ph.D.

Liu and Rock received these grants that are part of the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program.

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Albert Lasker Award

C. David Allis, Ph.D.

Allis receives the award for his research on epigenetic gene regulation and its role in disease.

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Kavli Prize in Neuroscience

A. James Hudspeth, M.D., Ph.D.

Hudspeth receives this honor for his pioneering work on the molecular and neural mechanisms of hearing.

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Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigators

Gaby Maimon, Ph.D. and Luciano Marraffini, Ph.D.

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.

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Royal Society Membership

Jeffrey M. Friedman, M.D., Ph.D.

Friedman was elected as a foreign member for his discoveries that have transformed obesity research.

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Robert Koch Award

Jeffrey V. Ravetch, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize
Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.

Pershing Square Sohn Prize
Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D.

Golden Brain Award
Winrich Freiwald, Ph.D.

Robert Koch Postdoctoral Award for Immunology
Christian Mayer, Ph.D.

Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.

Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
David C. Gadsby, Ph.D.

Blavatnik Regional Award
Shruti Naik, Ph.D.

Blavatnik Regional Award Finalist
Zhe Zhang, Ph.D.

GITAM Foundation Award
Michael W. Young, Ph.D.

Longlist for the Nature Research Award for Inspiring Science
Shruti Naik, Ph.D.

National Academy of Medicine Emerging Leader in Health and Medicine
Sohail Tavazoie, M.D., Ph.D.

Howard Taylor Ricketts Award
Robert G. Roeder, Ph.D.

The Rockefeller University Distinguished Teaching Award
Seth A. Darst, Ph.D.
Michael P. Rout, Ph.D.

Tri-Institutional Breakout Award for Junior Investigators
Zhe Zhang, Ph.D. and Shruti Naik, Ph.D.

Ernst W. Bertner Memorial Award
C. David Allis, Ph.D.

Distinguished Service Award, Clinical Immunology Society
Jean-Laurent Casanova, M.D., Ph.D.

Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in Biomedical Science
Titia de Lange, Ph.D.

Quadrivium Award for Innovative Research in Epigenetics
Gabrielle H. Reem and Herbert J. Kayden Early-Career Innovation Award
Daniel Kronauer, Ph.D.

Pew Scholar
Gregory M. Alushin, Ph.D.

Pew-Stewart Scholar for Cancer Research
Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Transition Award in Aging, American Federation for Aging Research
Yejing Ge, Ph.D.

Irma T. Hirschl/Monique Weill-Caulier Trust Research Award
Sloan Research Fellowship
Li Zhao, Ph.D.

Top Ten Clinical Research Achievement Award
Marina Caskey, M.D.

Weintraub Graduate Student Award
Lillian Cohn

American Academy of Microbiology
Elizabeth Campbell, Ph.D.

Biochemical Society Award
Paul Bieniasz, Ph.D.

ACTS Distinguished Investigator Award
James G. Krueger, M.D., Ph.D.

Pontifical Academy of Science
Elaine Fuchs, Ph.D.