S. Lawrence Zipursky, PhD

Columbia University announced September 22 that S. Lawrence Zipursky, Ph.D., was awarded the 2015 Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize. Zipursky, a member of the Eli and Edythe Broad Center of Regenerative Medicine and Stem Cell Research, was awarded for discovering a molecular identification system that helps neurons navigate and wire the brain. Zipursky is also a professor of biological chemistry in the UCLA David Geffen School of Medicine, an elected member of the National Academy of Sciences, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator.

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