ASBMB–Merck Award

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The ASBMB–Merck Award recognizes outstanding contributions to research in biochemistry and molecular biology.

Nominations must originate with society members, but the nominees need not be ASBMB members. Self-nominations are accepted.

The award consists of a plaque, $5,000, and expenses and transportation to the ASBMB annual meeting to present a lecture.

Recipients

Manajit Hayer-Hartl

2020

  • Manajit Hayer-Hartl
Ruma Banerjee

2019

  • Ruma Banerjee

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Judith Frydman

2017

  • Judith Frydman

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Ronald R. Breaker

2016

  • Ronald R. Breaker

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Zhijian James Chen

2015

  • Zhijian James Chen
Benjamin F. Cravatt

2014

  • Benjamin F. Cravatt
Vivek Malhotra

2013

  • Vivek Malhotra
Xiadong Wang

2012

  • Xiadong Wang
Christine Guthrie

2011

  • Christine Guthrie
James A. Wells

2010

  • James A. Wells
John Kuriyan

2009

  • John Kuriyan
David Allis

2008

  • David Allis
Judith P. Klinman

2007

  • Judith P. Klinman
Richard W. Hanson

2006

  • Richard W. Hanson
Jack E. Dixon

2005

  • Jack E. Dixon
Jack L. Strominger

2004

  • Jack L. Strominger
Stephen J. Benkovic

2003

  • Stephen J. Benkovic
Roger Kornberg
Robert G. Roeder

2002

  • Roger Kornberg & Robert G. Roeder
Avram Hershko
Alexander J. Varshavsky

2001

  • Avram Hershko & Alexander J. Varshavsky
Peter H. von Hippel

2000

  • Peter H. von Hippel
Robert L. Baldwin

1999

  • Robert L. Baldwin
Alexander Rich

1998

  • Alexander Rich
Paul C. Zamecnik

1997

  • Paul C. Zamecnik
Charles C. Richardson

1996

  • Charles C. Richardson
Robert Lehman

1995

  • Robert Lehman
Lester J. Reed

1994

  • Lester J. Reed
William P. Jencks

1993

  • William P. Jencks
Charles Tanford

1992

  • Charles Tanford
Daniel E. Koshland

1991

  • Daniel E. Koshland
Wallace Cleland

1990

  • Wallace Cleland
Michael G. Rossman

1989

  • Michael G. Rossman
Frederic M. Richards

1988

  • Frederic M. Richards
Gary Felsenfeld

1987

  • Gary Felsenfeld
Howard K. Schachman

1986

  • Howard K. Schachman
Martin Gellert

1985

  • Martin Gellert
Gilbert Ashwell

1984

  • Gilbert Ashwell
Earl R. Stadtman

1983

  • Earl R. Stadtman
Martin D. Kamen

1982

  • Martin D. Kamen
Bernard L. Horecker

1981

  • Bernard L. Horecker