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Recent CCR Awards

National Academy of Sciences Fellow

Louis M. Staudt, M.D., Ph.D.
Deputy Chief, Lymphoid Malignancies Branch

Lifetime Achievement Award

Society for Melanoma Research
For major and impactful contributions to melanoma research
Glenn Merlino, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Cancer Biology and Genetics

2013 Von Recklinghausen Award

Children’ Tumor Foundation
For major contributions to neurofibromatosis research
Brigitte Widemann, M.D.
Pediatric Oncology Branch

2013 PhRMA Research & Hope Award for Academic or Public Research in Vaccine Development

For the discovery of the human papilloma virus (HPV) vaccine for the prevention of cervical cancer
Douglas R. Lowy, M.D.
Office of the Director, National Cancer Institute

John T. Schiller, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cellular Oncology

2013 CSIRO Chairman’s Medal

Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization, Australia
For work on a Hendra virus vaccine with the Hendra Virus Research Team
Dimiter Dimitrov, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Experimental Immunology

Zhongyu Zhu, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Experimental Immunology

2013 Henry M. Stratton Medal

American Society of Hematology
For outstanding contributions to hematology
Elaine Jaffe, M.D.
Laboratory of Pathology

European Molecular Biology Organization Member

Andre Nussenzweig, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Genomic Diversity

American Crystallographic Association Fellow

For contributions in research and service to the crystallographic community
Alexander Wlodawer, Ph.D.
Chief, Macromolecular Crystallography Laboratory

American Psychological Association Fellow

For outstanding and unusual contributions to the science and profession of psychology
Lori Wiener, Ph.D.
Pediatric Oncology Branch

Center of Innovation Award

Waters Corporation
Frank Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Chief, Laboratory of Metabolism

Honorary Doctor of Science

Amherst College
Robert Yarchoan, M.D.
Chief, HIV and AIDS Malignancy Branch

NICBR Collaboration Project Award

National Interagency Confederation for Biological Research (NICBR) Program
Barry O’Keefe, Ph.D.
Molecular Targets Laboratory

Sreejith Raran-Kurussi, Ph.D.
Macromolecular Crystallography Laboratory

Recently Tenured CCR Scientists

Julia P. Cooper, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Esta Sterneck, Ph.D.
Laboratory of Cell and Developmental Signaling

Kylie Walters, Ph.D.
Structural Biophysics Laboratory

Katherine Warren, M.D.
Pediatric Oncology Branch