Gruber Prize in Neuroscience
The Gruber Prize in Neuroscience is one of five, international awards made by The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation, an American non-profit organization based in the U.S. Virgin Islands with offices in New York City. The Gruber Neuroscience Prize was established in 2000, and the annual prize is worth $500,000.
The Gruber Prize in Neuroscience winners are nominated by the Society for Neuroscience.
The Peter and Patricia Gruber Foundation honors and encourages educational excellence, social justice and scientific achievements that better the human condition. For more information about the Foundation and its priorities, please go to http://www.gruberprizes.org
Nominations for the Gruber Prizes in the women's rights, justice, neuroscience, genetics and cosmology categories are accepted at http://www.gruberprizes.org/Nominations/Nominations.php
- 2014 Thomas Jessell
- 2013 Eve Marder
- 2012 Lily Jan, Yuh Nung Jan
- 2011 Huda Zoghbi
- 2010 Dr. Robert H. Wurtz, NIH Distinguished Investigator at the National Eye Institute Laboratory of Sensorimotor Research
- 2009 Jeffrey Hall, professor of neurogenetics at the University of Maine; Michael Rosbash, professor and director of the National Center for Behavioral Genomics at Brandeis University; and Michael Young, professor and head of the Laboratory of Genetics at Rockefeller University
- 2008 John O’Keefe, PhD, Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience at University College London
- 2007 Shigetada Nakanishi a molecular neurobiologist, Director of the Osaka Bioscience Institute
- 2006 Masao Ito and Roger Nicoll, cellular neurobiologists
- 2005 Eric Knudsen and Masakazu Konishi
- 2004 Seymour Benzer