Awards & Honors Spring 2018 Issue 44
Awards and Honors
by Julie Pryor | April 6, 2018
Feng Zhang has been awarded the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for his role in advancing optogenetics and developing molecular tools to edit the genome. The prize recognizes younger immigrants who have demonstrated exceptional promise early in their careers.
Nancy Kanwisher has won the Davida Teller Award, which honors female scientists who have made exceptional contributions to the field of vision science and have a strong history of mentoring.
Bob Desimone and Earl Miller have received the BCS Award for Excellence in Graduate Teaching.