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2014-01-29 12:27:20

Thomas M. Jessell receives $100,000 prize Antonio Giraldez, Stavros Lomvardas, and Pardis Sabeti win $35,000 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to name Thomas M. Jessell as the winner of the 2014 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science. Awarded annually, the Vilcek Prizes honor the contributions of immigrants to the American arts and sciences, and include $100,000 cash awards. Dr. Jessell, the Claire...

2014-01-29 12:25:06

Neri Oxman Selected as Winner of Vilcek Prize for Design Yasaman Hashemian, Mansour Ourasanah, and Quilian Riano receive the Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise in Design NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the winners of the annual Vilcek Prize and Creative Promise Prizes, recognizing immigrant contributions to the American arts and sciences. The Vilcek Prize and Creative Promise Prizes in the Arts will honor the field...

2011-02-24 04:00:00

Rockefeller University biomedical researcher Titia de Lange and distinguished poet Charles Simic to receive $100,000 prizes for outstanding lifetime achievement Cancer researcher Yibin Kang and novelist Dinaw Mengestu awarded $25,000 Vilcek Prizes for Creative Promise NEW YORK, Feb. 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the 2011 winners of its annual prizes, given in biomedical science and the arts and humanities. Titia de Lange, Ph.D., has been...

2010-03-08 12:59:00

Biomedical Pioneer Alexander Varshavsky and Culinary Innovator Jose Andres Honored for Lifetime Achievement; Harmit Malik and Varin Keokitvon Recognized for Demonstrating Creative Promise NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vilcek Foundation is pleased to announce the 2010 winners of its annual prizes for biomedical science and the arts. The Vilcek Prize for Biomedical Science is awarded to prominent Russian-born biochemist Dr. Alexander Varshavsky, whose research on the...


Word of the Day
bodacious
  • Remarkable; prodigious.
  • Audacious; gutsy.
  • Completely; extremely.
  • Audaciously; boldly.
  • Impressively great in size; enormous; extraordinary.
This word is probably from the dialectal 'boldacious,' a blend of 'bold' and 'audacious.'
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