Faculty and Staff Awards and Honors News

Lupski honored by Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics SocietyJan 29, 2014
Dr. Jim Lupski, the Cullen Endowed Chair in Molecular Genetics and professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named the recipient of the 2014 Environmental Mutagenesis and Genomics Society Award.
Singh honored with Presidential Early Career AwardJan 13, 2014
Dr. Hardeep Singh, associate professor of medicine at Baylor College of Medicine, has been named a recipient of the prestigious Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers.
Society for Endocrinology awards O'Malley 2014 Dale MedalNov 15, 2013
The award is the Society for Endocrinology's highest award given to a scientist who has changed the understanding of endocrinology in a fundamental way.
Center for Cell and Gene Therapy researchers receive V Foundation translational grantNov 14, 2013
Drs. Gianpietro Dotti, Cliona Rooney and Caridad Martinez received a $600,000, three-year grant to advance research into the prevention and treatment of complications associated with stem cell transplantation to cure leukemia.
Tropical medicine society honors Dr. Kristy MurrayNov 13, 2013
The Bailey K. Ashford Medal from The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene is awarded to professionals in early or mid-career for distinguished work in tropical medicine.
Dr. Sophia Tsai, Dr. Ming-Jer Tsai receive Outstanding Achievement in Endocrine Science AwardNov 7, 2013
The couple, long-time scientists at BCM and stalwarts in their department, are major contributors to the field of nuclear receptors in development and diseases.
Dr. Brendan Lee named to Institute of MedicineOct 21, 2013
Dr. Brendan Lee, professor in the department of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, has been elected to membership in the Institute of Medicine.
Two new McNair Scholars named at BCMOct 18, 2013
Dr. Chenghang Zong, assistant professor of molecular and human genetics, and Dr. Xaq Pitkow, assistant professor of computational neuroscience have been named McNair Scholars.
BCM researchers win National Science Foundation awardSep 27, 2013
The National Science Foundation grant will support Baylor research focused on statistical tools needed to analyze and "mine" data to discover biomarkers, drug targets, disrupted disease networks and disease sub-types.
Zoghbi to receive Pearl Meister Greengard Prize from Rockefeller UniversitySep 9, 2013
Zoghbi, a professor of neuroscience, pediatrics, molecular and human genetics and neurology at Baylor College of Medicine as well as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, credits BCM’s nurturing and collaborative atmosphere with boosting her succ