The Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize

Committee Members

Each year, the President of Columbia University in the City of New York 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 2015 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize Committee are:


Gerard Karsenty Gerard Karsenty, MD, PhD, Chair
Paul A. Marks Professor of Genetics & Development;
Chair, Department of Genetics & Development; Professor of Medicine
Richard Axel, MD
University Professor, Department of Neuroscience, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics, Department of Pathology
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute 
Angela Christiano Angela Christiano, PhD
Richard and Mildred Rhodebeck Professor of Dermatology and Professor of Genetics & Development, Department of Dermatology
Oliver Hobert ´╗┐Sankar Ghosh, PhD
´╗┐Silverstein and Hutt Family Professor of Microbiology & Immunology; Chair, Department of Microbiology & Immunology

Ellen Lumpkin, PhD
Associate Professor, Department of Dermatology, Department of Physiology & Cellular Biophysics
Tom Maniatis, PhD
Isidore S. Edelman Professor of Biochemistry; Chair, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biophysics
Charles Zucker Charles Zuker, PhD
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics
Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute