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 2021 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Committee are:

  • Laura Landweber, PhD, Chair

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

    Laura Landweber
  • Henry Colecraft, PhD

    John C. Dalton Professor of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics; Professor of Pharmacology

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  • Rui Costa, DVM, PhD

    Professor of Neuroscience and Neurology; Director and Chief Officer, Mortimer B. Zuckerman Mind Brain Behavior Institute

    Headshot photo of Rui Costa, DVM, PhD
  • Riccardo Dalla-Favera, MD

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

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  • Donna Farber, PhD

    George H. Humphreys, II Professor of Surgical Sciences in Surgery; Professor of Microbiology & Immunology

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  • Sankar Ghosh, PhD

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

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  • Stephen Goff, PhD

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

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  • Carol Prives, PhD

    DaCosta Professor of Biology, Department of Biological Sciences