Gruber Prizes - 2016

The Gruber International Prize Program honours individuals in the fields of cosmology, genetics, and neuroscience whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture. Each prize carries a gold medal and unrestricted cash prize of $500,000. Awards are presented without respect to gender, nationality, race, ethnicity, or religious creed.

Nominations are invited annually from individuals, organizations, and institutions active in or having an appreciation for contemporary research and study in the applicable field.

The Prizes


Interested parties are encouraged to consult with Julaine Hall ( at Research Development & Services regarding these awards and their nomination processes.

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