Born in Bulgaria
Silvi Rouskin receives the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for developing methods to unravel the shapes of RNA molecules inside cells and aiding the potential development of RNA-based therapeutics.
2021 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Born in Bulgaria and Morocco
Christo (1935-2020) and Jeanne-Claude (1935-2009) receive the Vilcek Prize in Fine Arts for capturing the imagination of the world and broadening the popular conception of art with their large-scale works.
2006 Vilcek Prize in Fine Arts