Past Awardees

Previous Gill Center awardees

2017 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Clifford Woolf, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D.

Clifford J. Woolf, M.B., B.Ch., Ph.D.

2017 Gill Distinguished Scientist Awardee

Director, F.M. Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital; Professor of Neurology and Neurobiology, Harvard Medical School

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2017 Gill Transformative Investigator Awardee, Diana Bautista, Ph.D.

Diana Bautista, Ph.D.

2017 Gill Transformative Investigator Awardee

Associate Professor, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology; Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute; University of California, Berkeley; HHMI Faculty Scholar

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2016 Gill Distinguished Scientist Awardee, Ben A. Barres, M.D.

Ben A. Barres, M.D.

2016 Gill Distinguished Scientist Awardee

Professor and Chair of Neurobiology, Stanford University School of Medicine

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2016 Gill Transformative Investigator Award Recipient, Beth Stevens, Ph.D.

Beth Stevens, Ph.D.

2016 Gill Transformative Investigator Awardee

Assistant Professor of Neurology, FM Kirby Neurobiology Center, Boston Children’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School; Broad Institute

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2015 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, George F. Koob, Ph.D.

George F. Koob, Ph.D.

2015 Gill Distinguished Scientist Awardee

Director, National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, National Institutes of Health

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2015 Gill Transformative Investigator Award Recipient, Garett D. Stuber, Ph.D.

Garret D. Stuber, Ph.D.

2015 Gill Transformative Investigator Awardee

Departments of Psychiatry and Cell Biology Neuroscience Center, Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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2014 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Mattias H. Tschop, Ph.D.

Matthias H. Tschop, M.D.

2014 Gill Distinguished Scientist Awardee

Alexander-von-Humboldt Professor, Research Director, Helmholtz Diabetes Center; Chair, Division of Metabolic Diseases; Department of Medicine, Technische Universität München; Adjunct Professor, Yale University, USA

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2014 Gill Transformative Investigator Award Recipient, Scott Sternson, Ph.D.

Scott Sternson, Ph.D.

2014 Gill Transformative Investigator Awardee

Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus

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2013 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Bruce McNaughton, Ph.D.

Bruce L. McNaughton, Ph.D.

2013 Gill Awardee

AIHS Polaris Research Chair, Department of Neuroscience, Canadian Centre for Behavioural Neuroscience, the University of Lethbridge

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2013 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Loren Frank, Ph.D.

Loren M. Frank, Ph.D.

2013 Young Investigator Awardee

Associate Professor, UCSF Center for Integrative Neuroscience and Department of Physiology, University of California, San Francisco

Learn about Dr. Frank
2012 Gill Award Recipient, Hugo J. Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

Hugo Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.

2012 Gill Awardee

HHMI Investigator, March of Dimes Professor and Director of the Program in Developmental Biology, Distinguished Service Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine

Learn about Dr. Bellen
2012 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Guoping Feng, Ph.D.

Guoping Feng, Ph.D.

2012 Young Investigator Awardee

Poitras Professor of Neuroscience, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, MIT

Learn about Dr. Feng
2011 Gill Awardee Recipient, Marc G. Caron, Ph.D.

Marc G. Caron, Ph.D.

2011 Gill Awardee

James B. Duke Professor, Departments of Biology & Neurobiology; Research Professor, Department of Medicine; Duke University Medical Center

Learn about Dr. Caron
2011 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.

Leslie B. Vosshall, Ph.D.

2011 Young Investigator Awardee

Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, HHMI Investigator, Head of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics and Behavior, The Rockefeller University

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2010 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.

Marc Tessier-Lavigne, Ph.D.

2010 Gill Awardee

President, The Rockefeller University

Learn about Dr. Tessier-Lavigne
2010 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

Karl Deisseroth, M.D., Ph.D.

2010 Young Investigator Awardee

Associate Professor, Departments of BioEngineering and Psychiatry, Stanford University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Learn about Dr. Deisseroth
2009 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Daniel Johnston, Ph.D.

Daniel Johnston, Ph.D.

2009 Gill Awardee

Karl Folkers Chair in Interdisciplinary Biomedical Research; Director, Center for Learning and Memory and Institute for Neuroscience; University of Texas at Austin

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2009 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Linda Hsieh-Wilson, Ph.D.

Linda Hsieh-Wilson, Ph.D.

2009 Young Investigator Awardee

Associate Professor of Chemistry, Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, California Institute of Technology

Learn about Dr. Hsieh-Wilson
2008 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Robert M. Sapolsky, Ph.D.

Robert Sapolsky, Ph.D.

2008 Gill Awardee

John and Cynthia Fry Gunn Professor of Biological Sciences, Professor of Neurology and Neurological Sciences, Stanford University

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2008 Gill Young Investigator Award Recipient, Karel Svoboda, Ph.D.

Karel Svoboda, Ph.D.

2008 Young Investigator Awardee

Group Leader, Janelia Farm Research Campus, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Learn about Dr. Svoboda
2007 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Richard W. Tsien, Ph.D.

Richard W. Tsien, Ph.D.

2007 Gill Awardee

George D. Smith Professor, Department of Molecular and Cellular Physiology, NYU

Learn about Dr. Tsien
2007 Gill Young Investigator Awardee, Benjamin F. Cravatt, Ph.D.

Benjamin F. Cravatt, Ph.D.

2007 Young Investigator Awardee

Professor, Departments of Cell Biology and Chemistry, Helen L. Dorris Child and Adolescent Neuro-Psychiatric Disorder Institute, the Skaggs Institute for Chemical Biology at the Scripps Research Institute

Learn about Dr. Cravatt
2006 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D.

Carla J. Shatz, Ph.D.

2006 Gill Awardee

Professor, Biology (School of Humanities and Sciences); Professor, Neurobiology; Member, Bio-X; Stanford University

Learn about Dr. Shatz
2004 Gill Distinguished Scientist Award Recipient, Eric J. Nestler, Ph.D.

Eric J. Nestler, M.D., Ph.D.

2004 Gill Awardee

Professor and Chair of Neuroscience; Director, Friedman Brain INstitute; Professor of Pharmacology and Systems Therapeutics; Professor of Psychiatry; the Mount Sinai Medical Center

Learn about Dr. Nestler
2000 Gill Award Recipient, Jonathan Sweedler, Ph.D.

Jonathan V. Sweedler, Ph.D.

2000 Gill Awardee

Department of Chemistry, University of Illinois

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2018 Gill Symposium & Awards

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