Current Awardees

2020 Virtual Symposium speakers

The Linda and Jack Gill Center for Biomolecular Science is proud to (virtually) host distinguished scientists, and previous Gill Awardees, Dr. Leslie Vosshall and Dr. Benjamin Cravatt for our 2020 Virtual Gill Symposium and Awards. 

2007 Gill Young Investigator Awardee, Benjamin F. Cravatt, Ph.D.

Benjamin F. Cravatt, Ph.D.

Scripps Research Institute

Research Focus: Dr. Cravatt's research group aims to understand the roles that proteins play in human physiological and pathological processes, and to use this knowledge to identify novel therapeutic targets and drugs to treat disease.

Additional information on Dr. Cravatt's research
Dr. Leslie B. Vosshall, The Rockefeller University

Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.

The Rockefeller University

Research Summary: The Vosshall lab studieshow complex behaviors are controlled by cues from teh environment and modulated by the internal physiological state. Working with the dengue and Zika vector mosquito, Aedes aegypti, Vosshall's research has yileded new knowledge about how sensory stimuli are perceived and processed.

Additional information on Dr. Vosshall's research

2020 Gill Symposium & Awards


Please save the date and plan to join us virtually on Wednesday, September 16 for an abbreviated 2020 Gill Symposium and Awards.

If you have any questions about the virtual 2020 Symposium, please contact us!