Genome Valley Excellence Award

"Genome Valley Excellence Award" was introduced to recognize and honour eminent individuals and organizations for their exceptional contribution to Lifesciences Research & Industry. The Government of Andhra Pradesh had instituted the "Genome Valley Excellence Award" during its first BioAsia 2004 and being continued in every edition of BioAsia.

Recipient history of Genome Valley Excellence Award includes :

2014

Prof. Dr. Harald zur Hausen

Nobel Laureate of Medicine, Former Scientific Director DKFZ, Germany.

GlaxoSmithKline, UK

2013

Padma Bhushan Maharaj Kishan Bhan

Former Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.

Pfizer Inc., USA

2012

Dr. Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance, Geneva.

Merck & Co. Inc., NJ, 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 and Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, India.

Prof. William Rutter

Chairman Emeritus, Chiron Corporation, USA


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