Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology


Ken Stuart, founder and president emeritus of the Seattle Biomedical Research Institute and an affiliate professor of global health at the University of Washington, is the recipient of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology.

ASBMB-Merck Award


Benjamin Cravatt of The Scripps Research Institute in La Jolla, Calif., has been named the winner of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Merck Award.

Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research


Mary Kraft, assistant professor of chemical and biomolecular engineering at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, is the winner of this year’s American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator in Lipid Research award. Established by the ASBMB’s Lipid Research Division and named after the founder of Avanti Polar Lipids, the award recognizes outstanding research contributions by investigators with 10 or fewer years of experience.

Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry


The American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has awarded Lila Gierasch the 2014 Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry for her extensive work in protein folding, structure and function. This award recognizes scientists who have made substantial advances in the field of biological chemistry through the use of innovative physical methods.

Avanti Award in Lipids


The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology has named Sandra Hofmann at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas the winner of the Avanti Award in Lipids.

ASBMB Young Investigator Award


Samie R. Jaffrey of Weill Medical College of Cornell University has been awarded the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s 2014 Young Investigator Award for his advancements in RNA technology and mRNA regulation. The award seeks to recognize outstanding research done in the field of biochemistry and molecular biology by scientists with fewer than 15 years of postdoctoral experience.

DeLano Award for Computational Biosciences


Michael Levitt of the Stanford University School of Medicine is the recipient of the DeLano Award in Computational Biosciences awarded by the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. The award recognizes scientists for their innovative development of computational technologies that enable life-science research at the molecular level

Earl and Thressa Stadtman Scholar Award


Aviv Regev of the Broad Institute at the Massachusetts Institute for Technology and Harvard University is the latest recipient of the year’s American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology’s Earl and Thressa Stadtman Scholar Award. The award is given to researchers with outstanding achievement in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology who have fewer than 10 years of postdoctoral experience.

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