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Discovery Prize Judges
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2021

       
Bruce Beutler, MD
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 2011
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2013  
Member, National Academy of Medicine, 2008
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2008
Regental Professor and Director of the Center for Genetics of Host Defense  
Raymond and Ellen Willie Distinguished Chair in Cancer Research
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
  Susan L. Brantley, PhD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2012
Fellow, Geological Society of America
Fellow, Geochemical Society and European Association of Geochemistry
Fellow, European Association of Geochemistry
Fellow, International Association of GeoChemistry
Distinguished Professor of Geosciences
Director, Earth & Environmental Systems Institute
Penn State University
  Sharon Hammes-Schiffer, PhD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2013
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2012
John Gamble Kirkwood Professor of Chemistry
Yale University


James H. Simons, PhD

Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2014
Chairman, Euclidean Capital LLC
Chairman, Simons Foundation

2019

       
Michael S. Brown, MD
Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, 1985
US National Medal of Science, 1988
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 1980
W. A. (Monty) Moncrief Distinguished Chair in Cholesterol and Arteriosclerosis Research
Regental Professor
Paul J. Thomas Chair in Medicine
UT Southwestern Medical Center
Board of Scientific Directors, The Scripps Research Institute
  Barry Coller, MD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2003
Member, National Academy of Medicine
Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 2005
David Rockefeller Professor of Medicine,
Physician in Chief, Vice President for Medical Affairs
The Rockefeller University
  Ann E. McDermott, PhD
Esther Breslow Professor of Biological Chemistry, Columbia University 
American Academy of Arts and Science, 2000
National Academy of Sciences, 2006

 

James H. Simons, PhD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2014
Chairman, Euclidean Capital LLC
Chairman, Simons Foundation

       

2017

       
F. Duncan Haldane, PhD
Nobel Prize in Physics, 2016
Fellow, Royal Society, 1996
Eugene Higgins Professor of Physics, Princeton University
Distinguished Visiting Research Chair,
Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics
  Barbara Jacak, PhD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2009
Director, Nuclear Science Division,
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
Professor of Physics, University of California, Berkeley
  James H. Simons, PhD
Member, National Academy of Sciences, 2014
Chairman, Euclidean Capital LLC
Chairman, Simons Foundation

2014

       
Peter C. Agre, MD
Bloomberg Distinguished Professor
Director, Johns Hopkins Malaria Research Institute
2003 Nobel Prize in Chemistry
  James H. Simons, PhD
President, Euclidean Capital
Chairman, Simons Foundation
2014 National Academy of Sciences Member
  Robert Shelton, PhD
President, Research Corporation for Science Advancement
Former President, University of Arizona

Esther Takeuchi, PhD
Chief Scientist, Global and Regional Solutions Directorate
Brookhaven National Laboratory
SUNY Distinguished Professor
2009 National Medal of Technology and Innovation