2020 Highlights in Faculty Awards
Canada Gairdner International Award for Biomedical Science
Fuchs is honored for revealing the molecular mechanisms by which skin stem cells make and repair tissues.
Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
Friedman is recognized for the discovery of a new endocrine system through which adipose tissue signals the brain to regulate food intake.
Pradel Research Award
The National Academy of Sciences has announced that Vosshall will receive the honor for her research into how disease-carrying mosquitoes select human hosts.
Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise
Birsoy is honored for his research examining how metabolic pathways regulate biological processes and contribute to disease.
Weintraub Graduate Student Award
Paul Muller, Ph.D.
Muller receives the honor for his examination of the interactions between neurons and macrophages in the intestinal tract.