Ohsumi wins Breakthrough Prize
Yoshinori Ohsumi at the Tokyo Institute of Technology was one of the 2017 recipients of the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences . The prize is worth $3 million.
Fuchs wins Vanderbilt prize
Elaine Fuchs , the Rebecca C. Lancefield professor and head of the Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at The Rockefeller University, is the 2016 recipient of the Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science .
Lippard earns Welch award
Stephen J. Lippard , the Arthur Amos Noyes professor of chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a recipient of the Robert A. Welch Award in Chemistry.
Gordon receives Beering Award
Jeffrey I. Gordon , the Dr. Robert J. Glaser distinguished university professor and director of the Center for Genome Sciences at Washington University in St. Louis, received the Stephen C. Beering Award from the Indiana University School of Medicine for his research on the human microbiome.