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International Prize for biology

Past Recipients

Past Recipients List


2014 (Systematic Biology and Taxonomy)
Professor Sir Peter Crane FRS
Professor, Yale University, U.S.A
2013 (Biology of Evolution)
Dr. Joseph Felsenstein
University of Washington, U.S.A
2012 (Neurobiology)
Dr. Joseph Altman
Purdue University, U.S.A
2011 (Developmental Biology)
Dr. Eric Harris Davidson
California Institute of Technology, U.S.A
2010 (Biology of Symbiosis)
Dr. Nancy Ann Moran
Yale University, U.S.A
2009 (Biology of Sensing)
Dr.Winslow Russell Briggs
Carnegie Institution of Washington, U.S.A.
2008 (Ecology)
Dr. George David Tilman
University of Minnesota, U.S.A.
2007 (Genetics)
Dr. David Swenson Hogness
Stanford University School of Medicine, U.S.A.
2006 (Chronobiology)
Dr. Serge Daan
University of Groningen, The Netherlands
2005 (Structual Biology in Fine Structure, Morphology and Morphogenesis)
Prof. Nam-Hai Chua
Professor, The Rockefeller University, U.S.A.
2004 (Systematic Biology and Texonomy)
Prof. Thomas Cavalier-Smith
Professor, University of Oxford, UK
2003 (Cell Biology)
Dr. Shinya Inoué
Distinguished Scientist, Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, U.S.A.
2002 (Biology of Evolution)
Dr. Masatoshi Nei
Professor, Pennsylvania State University, U.S.A.
2001 (Paleontology)
Dr. Harry B. Whittington
Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge, UK
2000 (Developmental Biology)
Prof. Seymour Benzer
Professor, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A
1999 (Animal Physiology)
Prof. Setsuro Ebashi
Professor Emeritus, University of Tokyo and National Institute for Physiological Sciences, Japan
1998 (The Biology of Biodiversity)
Prof. Otto Thomas Solbrig
Bussey Professor of Biology, Harvard University, U.S.A.
1997 (Plant Science)
Prof. Elliot Martin Meyerowitz
California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
1996 (Biology of Reproduction)
Prof. Ryuzo Yanagimachi
Department of Anatomy and Reproductive Biology Medical School, University of Hawaii, U.S.A.
1995 (Cell Biology)
Prof. Ian Read Gibbons
Kewalo Marine Laboratory, University of Hawaii, U.S.A.
1994 (Systematic Biology and Taxonomy)
Prof. Ernst Mayr
Professor Emeritus, Harvard University, U.S.A.
1993 (Ecology)
Prof. Edward O. Wilson
Professor of Science and Curator in Entomology Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, U.S.A.
1992 (Comparative Physiology and Biochemistry)
Prof. Knut Schmidt-Nielsen
Professor of Physiology, Duke University, U.S.A.
1991 (Functional Biology of Plants)
Dr. Marshall D. Hatch
Chief Research Scientist, Division of Plant Industry, CSIRO, Australia
1990 (Behavioral Biology)
Prof. Masakazu Konishi
Professor of Behavioral Biology, California Institute of Technology, U.S.A.
1989 (Marine Biology)
Sir Eric Denton
Retired Director, Marine Biological Association Laboratory, Plymouth, U.K.
1988 (Population Biology)
Dr. Motoo Kimura
Professor Emeritus, National Institute of Genetics, Japan
1987 (Developmental Biology)
Sir John B. Gurdon
Professor of Cell Biology, University of Cambridge, U.K.
1986 (Systematic Biology and Taxonomy)
Dr. Peter H. Raven
Director, Missouri Botanical Garden, U.S.A.
1985 (Taxonomy or Systematic Biology)
Prof. E.J.H. Corner
Professor Emeritus, University of Cambridge, U.K.