Chinese-born Xiaowei Zhuang receives the Vilcek Prize for developing super-resolution microscopy and genome-scale imaging to visualize molecules in cells.
Creative Promise Prizewinner Kıvanç Birsoy, born in Turkey, develops cutting-edge tools to unravel the metabolism of cancer cells and targets for treatment.
French-born Martin Jonikas, Creative Promise Prizewinner, studies photosynthetic organisms and works to improve food-crop yield and combat climate change.
Angelika Amon is awarded the 2019 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for groundbreaking research on the molecular signals that regulate cell growth and division, and how errors in these processes contribute to birth defects and cancer.
Creative Promise Prizewinner Polina Anikeeva develops novel engineering solutions that have advanced the field of neural engineering and enabled fine-grained analysis of brain function and animal behavior.