2015 O’Donnell Awards Recipients

2015 O'Donnell Award recipients

2015 O’Donnell Award recipients Haiyan Wang, Charles Collins, Yuh Min Chook and Thomas Westbrook.

The 2015 O’Donnell Awards recipients include: medicine awardee Dr. Thomas (“Trey”) Westbrook for developing transformative RNAi screening technologies culminating in new therapies for patients with breast cancer and other malignancies; engineering awardee Dr. Haiyan Wang for her innovative research at the frontier of nanostructured materials in the areas of high temperature superconductors, microelectronic and optoelectronic devices; science awardee Dr. Yuh Min Chook for work that explained the mechanism of ALS-disease mutations, permitted the design and revealed mechanisms of new anti-cancer drugs; and technology innovation awardee Dr. Charles Collins for his contributions to advance clinical diagnostics, healthcare and scientific research across the globe.

Medicine

Thomas Westbrook

Thomas Westbrook, Ph.D.

Baylor College of Medicine

Engineering

Haiyan Wang

Haiyan Wang, Ph.D.

Texas A&M University

Science

Yuh Min Cook

Yuh Min Chook, Ph.D.

The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center

Technology Innovation

Charles Collins

Charles Collins, Ph.D.

Luminex Corporation

 

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