Award lectures

Award lectures

Celebrate scientific leaders and mentors. These high-profile speakers will cover impactful research and education and diversity initiatives.

Regina Stevens–Truss

Award for Exemplary Contributions to Education

  • Regina Stevens–Truss
  • Kalamazoo College

Lecture: What does educating biochemists really mean?

Read about Stevens–Truss's research

Kerry-Anne Rye

ASBMB Mid-Career Leadership Award

  • Kerry-Anne Rye
  • University of New South Wales

Award will be presented Sunday, March 26, at the women scientists networking event.

Read about Rye's research

Squire Booker

ASBMB–Merck Award

  • Squire J. Booker
  • The Pennsylvania State University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Lecture: An unexpected strategy for the biosynthesis of archaeal macrocyclic lipids

Read about Booker's research

Russell DeBose–Boyd

Avanti Award in Lipids

  • Russell DeBose–Boyd
  • University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas

Lecture: Regulation of proteostasis in the cholesterol biosynthetic pathway

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Erica Saphire

Bert and Natalie Vallee Award in Biomedical Science

  • Erica Ollmann Saphire
  • La Jolla Institute for Immunology

Lecture: Our wits vs. their genes: Resolution, engineering and global human collaborations against emerging infectious disease

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Scott Dixon

Earl and Thressa Stadtman Young Scholar Award

  • Scott Dixon
  • Stanford University

Lecture: Discovering new molecular mechanisms of cell death

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Ajit Varki

Herbert Tabor Research Award

  • Ajit Varki
  • University of California, San Diego School of Medicine

Lecture: Adventures in the biological chemistry, molecular biology and evolution of sialic acids

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Anne Kenworthy

Mildred Cohn Award in Biological Chemistry

  • Anne Kenworthy
  • University of Virginia

Lecture: How to build, manipulate, and destroy functional nanodomains in cell membranes

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Squire Booker

Ruth Kirschstein Diversity in Science Award

  • Squire J. Booker
  • The Pennsylvania State University; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Lecture: Guess who’s coming to dinner?

Read about Booker's research

Keith Matthews
Dyann Wirth

The Alice and C.C. Wang Award in Molecular Parasitology

  • Keith Matthews
  • University of Edinburgh

Lecture: Quorum sensing and developmental mechanisms in African Trypanosomes

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  • Dyann Wirth
  • Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Broad Institute

Lecture: Harnessing genomics to understand malaria biology

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Itay Budin

Walter A. Shaw Young Investigator Award in Lipid Research

  • Itay Budin
  • University of California, San Diego

Lecture: How lipid chemistry shapes biology: from the powerhouse of our cells to the bottom of the earth’s oceans

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Catherine Drennan

William C. Rose Award

  • Catherine Drennan
  • Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Howard Hughes Medical Institute

Lecture: Revealing the secrets of metalloenzymes one snapshot at a time

Read about Drennan's research