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Prof. Marco Gallio has been selected as a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences by the Pew Charitable Trusts. Read about it here. (June 2016)

Prof. Madhav Mani was named as a Simons Investigator in the Mathematical Modeling of Living Systems program by the Simons Foundation. Read about it here. (June 2016)

Prof. Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship. Read about it here. (February 2016)

Prof. Chad Mirkin has been recognized with the Dan David Prize in the Future Time Dimension. Read about it here. (February 2016)

Prof. Evan Scott has received the National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award. Read about it here. (October 2015)

Prof. Chad Mirkin has been awarded the Sackler Prize in Convergence Research from the National Academy of Sciences. Read about it here. (September 2015)

Prof. Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy has been named a Beckman Young Investigator by the Arnold and Mabel Beckman Foundation. Read about it here. (August 2015)

Prof. Yevgenia Kozorovitskiy has been named a Rita Allen Foundation Scholar. Read about it here. (July 2015)

Prof. Evan Scott and Prof. Keith Tyo have received Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Awards from the National Science Foundation. Read about it here. (March 2015)

Prof. Erik Andersen has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Read about it here. (June 2014)

Prof. Neil Kelleher has been named an Allen Distinguished Investigator. Read about it here. (April 2014)

Prof. Amy Rosenzweig and Prof. Richard Silverman have been elected members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read about it here. (April 2014)

Prof. Christian Petersen has received the National Institutes of Health Director's New Innovator Award. Read about it here. (October 2013)

Prof. Richard Morimoto has received the Commandeur de l’Ordre des Palmes Académiques for his work in expanding Franco-American cooperation in the sciences. Read about it here. (June 2013)

Prof. Chad Mirkin has been named 2013 Chemistry World Entrepreneur of the Year by the Royal Society of Chemistry. Read about it here. (May 2013)

Prof. Sadie Wignall has been chosen as a recipient of the prestigious Damon Runyon-Rachleff Innovation Award from the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Read about it here. (April 2013)

Prof. Luís Amaral has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read about it here. (November 2012)

Prof. Vadim Backman has received a 2012 NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award from the National Institutes of Health. Read about it here. (September 2012)

Prof. Alexander Statsyuk has been named a Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Read about it here. (June 2012)

Prof. Keith Tyo has received two additional (see below) Grand Challenges Explorations grants. Also receiving the award is the co-investigator on one of the projects, Prof. Joshua Leonard. Read about it here. (May 2012)

Prof. Kelly Mayo and Prof. Karl Scheidt have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Read about it here. (January 2012)

Prof. Teresa Woodruff has been awarded the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring. Read about it here. (December 2011)

Prof. Linda Broadbelt and Prof. Keith Tyo have received a Grand Challenges Explorations grant. Read about it here. (November 2011)

Prof. Michael Jewett has been awarded a Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Read about it here. (November 2011)

Prof. Chad Mirkin and Prof. Richard Morimoto were elected fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Read about it here. (April 2011)

Prof. David McLean was awarded a Sloan Research Fellowship. Read about it here. (February 2011)

Prof. Chad Mirkin was elected a member of the Institute of Medicine. He is the first at Northwestern and in the Midwest and the 10th in the world to be elected to all three branches of the National Academies. Read about it here. (September 2010)

Prof. Richard Silverman received the E.B. Hershberg Award for Important Discoveries in Medicinally Active Substances from the American Chemical Society. Read about it here. (September 2010)

Prof. Joshua Leonard testified before Congress on synthetic biology and interdisciplinary education. Read about it here. (July 2010)

Prof. Heather Pinkett was named a 2010 Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences. Read about it here. (June 2010)

Prof. David McLean was named a Searle Scholar. Read about it here. (April 2010)

Prof. Chad Mirkin was elected to the National Academy of Sciences. Read about it here. (April 2010)

Prof. Jason Brickner received the W.M. Keck Foundation Distinguished Scholars in Medical Research Award. Read about it here. (August 2009)

Prof. Carole LaBonne was named to the board of directors of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB). Read about it here. (August 2009)

Prof. Chad Mirkin received the Lemelson-MIT Prize for Invention. (June 2009)

Prof. Chad Mirkin was named to President Barack Obama's Council of Advisors on Science and Technology. (April 2009)