Born in Iran
Hani Goodarzi receives the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for using modeling and computational methods to uncover novel molecular players and pathways and therapeutic targets in cancer metastasis and for developing sophisticated molecular tools for the early detection and monitoring of cancer.
2022 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Born in Germany
Michael Rape receives the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for uncovering mechanisms by which the protein ubiquitin controls a diverse array of biological processes, including cell division and differentiation, with potential therapeutic implications for cancer and neurodegenerative diseases, among others.
2013 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
Born in Peru
Carlos Bustamante receives the Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science for his pioneering single-molecule studies, which enabled the isolation, visualization, and manipulation of individual molecules within cells and revealed insights into the structure and dynamics of key players in cellular processes such as gene expression.
2012 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science