Honors for Biochemistry Faculty

2013

REGIS KELLY
-Election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

HANA EL-SAMAD
-Recipient of The Paul G. Allen Family Foundation award.


TRACY FULTON
-Recipient of the inaugural Academy Chair for Excellence in Foundational Teaching (endowed by the Haile T. Debas Academy of Medical Educators, UCSF School of Medicine)

2012

PETER WALTER
-Awarded the Paul Erlich and Ludwig Darmstaedter Prize for outstanding research achievements in the field of cell biology.

HANA EL-SAMAD
-Awarded the CSB2 Prize in Systems Biology for exceptional contributions to the development of new methods in biomedical research. Her study of stochastic processes and dynamical systems in yeast was cited for creativity and broad impact.

2011

HANA EL-SAMAD
-Recipient of Donald P. Eckman Award for her work in applying control theory in the analysis of complex biological systems.

PETER WALTER
-Awarded the Otto Warburg Medal of the German Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (GBM).

2010

ROBERT FLETTERICK
-Election to the National Academy of Sciences

2009

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Recipient of the NOBEL PRIZE (shared with Carol W. Greider and Jack W. Szostak) for discovery of telomerase.

JEREMY REITER
-Recipient of a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists & Engineers

PETER WALTER
-Recipient of the Stein & Moore Award from The Protein Society

-Recipient of the E.B. Wilson Medal from the American Society for Cell Biology

JOSEPH DERISI
-Recipient of the Eli Lilly & Company Research Award from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM).

DAVID AGARD
-Election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

PATRICK O'FARRELL
-Election to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences

JOHN SEDAT
-Election to the National Academy of Sciences

DOUG HANAHAN
-Election to the National Academy of Sciences

2008

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Recipient of the Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research for discoveries of the molecular nature of telomeres.

JOSEPH DERISI
-Recipient of the Heinz Award in Technology

DOUG HANAHAN
-Elected to the Institute of Medicine.

2007

ROBERT STROUD
-Inducted into the Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)

WALLACE MARSHALL
-Named a Distinguished Young Scholar in Medical Research by the W.M. Keck Foundation

CYNTHIA KENYON
-Honored by the University of Paris with the degree of Doctor Honoris Causa, presented June 12, 2007 at UNESCO.

-Recipient of 2008 AARP The Magazine Inspire Award

DAVID AGARD
-Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science for significant contributions to biomedical research and outstanding and continued mentorship of other women in science.
-Time's 100: People Who Shape Our World (Scientists/Thinkers)

DOUG HANAHAN
-Inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2006

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-2006 Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Science

CYNTHIA KENYON
-The Foundation IPSEN Annual Longevity Prize

2005

BRUCE ALBERTS
-Awarded an Honorary Commander of the Most Excellent Order
of the British Empire (CBE) in recognition of his contributions to
the field of life sciences, his commitment to the improvement of
science education and his leadership in global science.

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Awarded the Benjamin Frankllin Medal in Life Science

PETER WALTER
-4th Annual Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences
(shared with Dr. Kazutoshi Mori, Japan)

TRACY FULTON
-Academic Senate Distinction in Teaching Award

CYNTHIA KENYON
-I&H Wachter Award for exceptional scientific
achievement in the field of medicine

2004

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Awarded the 2004 Dr. A.H. Heineken Prize for Medicine from
the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts & Sciences

CYNTHIA KENYON
-Award for Distinguished Research in Biomedical Science from the
Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)

JOE DeRISI
-2004 MacArthur Fellow

PETER WALTLER and ERIN O'SHEA
-Elected to the National Academy of Science

2003

ROBERT STROUD and CYNTHIA KENYON
-Elected to the National Academy of Science

DIDIER STAINIER
-Outstanding Faculty Mentorship Award

CYNTHIA KENYON
-Elected to the Institute of Medicine

2002

DIDIER STAINIER
-Annual Byers Award in Basic Science

2000

ELIZABETH BLACKBURN
-Elected to the Institute of Medicine

Previous faculty elections to the NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCE
Christine Guthrie (1993); Elizabeth Blackburn (1993); Herb Boyer (1985); John Abelson (1985); William Rutter (1984); Bruce Alberts (1981)

Previous recipient of GENETICS SOCIETY OF AMERICA (GSA) Medal
Christine Guthrie (1997)


 


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