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Bonnie Bassler to receive the 2016 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Bonnie Bassler to receive the 2016 Pearl Meister Greengard PrizeBassler, of Princeton University and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is being recognized for discoveries related to a molecular mechanism that allows bacteria to communicate with each other. The prize is intended to honor the extraordinary work of established women scientists and to motivate young women considering careers in the sciences. More »

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Helen Hobbs will receive the 2015 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Helen Hobbs will receive the 2015 Pearl Meister Greengard PrizeHobbs, of the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, is being recognized for her work on the genetic determinants of plasma lipoprotein levels and risk for cardiovascular disease. The prize is intended to honor the extraordinary work of established women scientists and to motivate young women considering careers in the sciences. More »

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In the News – WSJ – Greengard

The mind and its mysteries   “‘We do know from my own work on depression that there seems to be several different parts of the brain involved [in creativity]. Different parts of the brain are all speaking to each other. … More »

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Stanford’s Lucy Shapiro to receive 2014 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Stanford's Lucy Shapiro to receive 2014 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize The Rockefeller University has announced that Lucy Shapiro, professor of developmental biology at Stanford University School of Medicine, will receive the 2014 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize. The annual award, which celebrates the achievements of outstanding women in science, will be presented to Shapiro on the Rockefeller campus November 11. More »

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2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to be awarded to McGill University memory researcher

Brenda Milner, a pioneer in the field of cognitive neuroscience whose discoveries revolutionized the understanding of memory, will be awarded the 2011 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from The Rockefeller University.
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2010 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize goes to two pioneers of cancer genetics

Janet Davison Rowley and Mary-Claire King, pioneering cancer geneticists, are the recipients of the 2010 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize awarded by The Rockefeller University. Established by Nobel Prize winner Paul Greengard and his wife, sculptor Ursula von Rydingsvard, the prize honors women who have made extraordinary contributions to biomedical science, a group that historically has not received appropriate recognition and acclaim. More »

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2009 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize goes to pioneering geneticist

The 2009 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize recognizes Suzanne Cory, a world-renowned geneticist and pioneering scientific leader. The first woman to serve as director of Australia’s prestigious Walter and Eliza Hall Institute, she has been an influential force in shaping science policy in her nation. More »

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2008 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize awarded to three leading biologists

The Rockefeller University has announced the winners of the fifth annual Pearl Meister Greengard Prize: Elizabeth H. Blackburn of the University of California, San Francisco; Carol W. Greider of The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine; and Vicki Lundblad of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies. The three women are pioneers in the study of the enzyme telomerase, which plays a central role in the repair of telomeres. More »

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Three geneticists win 2007 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

The fourth annual prize, created to recognize outstanding female scientists, has been awarded to Gail Martin of the University of California, San Francisco, Beatrice Mintz of the Fox Chase Cancer Center and Elizabeth Robertson of the University of Oxford. More »

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Mary Francis Lyons to receive Rockefeller’s Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

The third annual Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, an international award to recognize the accomplishments of outstanding women scientists, will be presented to British geneticist Mary Frances Lyon on November 2. More »

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Immunologist Philippa Marrack to receive Rockefeller University’s Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

The second annual Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, a major international prize awarded by The Rockefeller University, will be presented to immunologist Philippa Marrack on November 10. The prize, which was established by Rockefeller University Professor and Nobel laureate Paul Greengard in 2004, honors a female scientist who has made exceptional contributions to biomedical science. More »

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Nobel laureate honors deceased mother and other women achievers by awarding a “Nobel Prize for women”

Rockefeller University awarded the first Pearl Meister Greengard Prize to French embryologist Nicole Le Douarin on Wednesday, Oct. 27. More »

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