Elisa Izaurralde Award
Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award
Stein Innovation Award
Neuroscientist Alex Kolodkin was awarded a Research to Prevent Blindness Stein Innovation Award. The award provides funding for high-risk and innovative research aimed at understanding vision and ways that it can be altered. Kolodkin will use the award to study visual system development and inherited diseases that compromise eye movement in response to image motion. Read more.
Gruber Genetics Prize
Congratulations to biologist Geraldine Seydoux for receiving the 2022 Gruber Genetics Prize from the Gruber Foundation. Seydoux shares the prize with Ruth Lehmann, Ph.D., of the Whitehead Institute and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and James Priess, Ph.D., of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center for their work studying germ cell biology. Read more.