P&S Journal: Spring 1994, Vol.14, No.2
P & S News
The 1993 recipients of the Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize were Dr. Nicole Le Douarin and Dr. Donald Metcalf. They received the award in December ceremonies.
Dr. Le Douarin is professeur au College de France and directeur de l'Institut d'Embryologie cellulaire et moleculaire du CNRS in France. Her lecture was on "Embryonic Chimeras and the Development of the Neural Primordium in the Vertebrate Embryo."
Dr. Metcalf is research professor of cancer biology at the University of Melbourne and director of the Cancer Research Laboratory at the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Melbourne, Australia. His lecture was titled "The Molecular Control of Granulocytes and Macrophages."
The Horwitz Prize is one of the university's most prestigious awards. It recognizes outstanding basic research in the fields of biology and biochemistry and scientists whose contributions to these fields are worthy of special note.