Horwitz Prize Committee

Each year, the President of Columbia University appoints a selection committee from among the University faculty, assisted by a panel of internationally known scientists distinguished in the fields of biology, chemistry, biochemistry, and physiology.

Members of the 2020 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Committee are:

  • Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD, Chair

    Paul A. Marks Professor of Genetics & Development; Chair, Department of Genetics & Development; Professor of Medicine

    Headshot of Gerard Karsenty.
  • Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD

    Percy and Joanne Uris Professor of Clinical Medicine; Professor, Pathology and Cell Biology, Genetics & Development, Microbiology and Immunology; Director, Institute for Cancer Genetics

    Headshot of Riccardo Dalla Favera
  • Sankar Ghosh, PhD

    Silverstein and Hutt Family Professor of Microbiology & Immunology; Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

    Headshot of Sankar Ghosh
  • Stephen Goff, PhD

    Higgins Professor of Biochemistry, Professor, Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, Microbiology and Immunology Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Headshot of Stephen Goff
  • Laura Landweber, PhD

    Professor and Vice Chair of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics; Professor, Biological Sciences in Systems Biology

    Laura Landweber
  • Carol Prives, PhD

    DaCosta Professor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences

  • Charles Zuker, PhD

    Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics; Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute

    Headshot of Charles Zuker