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Genome Valley Excellence Award

Multipurpose

Genome Valley Excellence Award was introduced to recognize and honour eminent individuals and organization for their exceptional contribution to the Lifesciences research & public health. The Government of Telangana had instituted the "Genome Valley Excellency Award" during its first BioAsia 2004 and is being continued in every edition of BioAsia.

Recipient history of Genome Valley Excellence Award includes :
2019
Dr. Don Cleveland

Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, University of California, USA - Recepient of Breakthrough Prize for Life Sciences 2018.

2018
Prof. Michael Hall

Lasker Awardee 2017, Biozentrum, University of Basel, Switzerland

2017
Prof. Kurt Wuthrich

Nobel Laureate, Scripps Research Institute, USA


Dr. Paul Stoffels

Worldwide Chairman of Pharma, Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson, USA

2016
Prof. Ada E. Yonath

Nobel Laureate, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

2015
Prof. Mark Caulfield

Director, Genomics England &William Harvey Research Institute, UK


Nektar Therapeutics Inc., USA

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. Stephen Doberstein, Chief Scientific Officer, Nektar Therapeutics

2014
Prof. Dr. HaraldzurHausen

Nobel Laureate, Former Scientific Director DKFZ, Germany


GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), UK

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. RogerioRibero, President of Emerging Markets, GSK, UK

2013
Padma BhushanDr. MK Bhan

Former Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology


Pfizer Inc., USA

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (Worldwide), Pfizer Inc., USA

2012
Dr. Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance, Geneva


Merck & Co. Inc., NJ, USA

Received on behalf of the company by Mr. Kevin Ali, President (Emerging Markets), Merck & Co. Inc., USA

2011
Padma Bhushan Dr. K. Anji Reddy

Chairman, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad, India


Beijing Institute of Genomics

Beijing, China

2010
Padma Vibhushan Prof. C. R. Rao

Director of The Center for Multivariate Analysis, Pennsylvania State University, USA.


Prof. Janet Thornton

Director of EMBL European Bio Informatics Institute, Cambridge, UK

2009
Prof. Marc Van Montagu

World Food Prize Laureate, Founder Chairman, Institute of Plant Biotechnology in Developing Countries, Belgium


Dr. Martin Mackay

President, Pfizer Global Research & Development, USA

2008
Prof. Martin J. Evans

Nobel Laureate, Cardiff University, UK

2007
Padma Bhushan Prof. G. Padmanaban

Former Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

2006
Dr. Rama Reddy V Guntaka

Department of Molecular Science, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA

2005
Dr. William Haseltine

Former CEO, Human Genome Sciences, USA

2004
Padma Bhushan Prof. M. S. Swaminathan

World Food Prize Laureate, Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research foundation, India


Prof. William Rutter

Chairman Emeritus, Chiron Corporation, USA