The 2018 Michael E. DeBakey, M.D., Excellence in Research Awards Ceremony & Symposium was held Tuesday, May 8, 2018, 2 -4 p.m. in the DeBakey Auditorium, M112
Karl-Dimiter Bissig, M.D., Ph.D.
Atul Chopra, M.D., Ph.D.
Erez Lieberman Aiden, Ph.D.
Meng Wang, Ph.D.
Shawn Zhang, Ph.D.
2017 Award Recipients
Benjamin R. Arenkiel, Ph.D.
Associate Professor and McNair Scholar | Departments of Molecular and Human Genetics, Neuroscience, and Program in Developmental Biology | Baylor College of Medicine and Jan and Dan Duncan Neurological Research Institute, Texas Children’s Hospital
Joseph S. Coselli, M.D.
Professor and Cullen Foundation Endowed Chair | Chief, Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery and Vice-Chair of Surgery | Michael E. DeBakey Department of Surgery, Baylor College of Medicine Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery | Texas Heart Institute; Chief, Adult Cardiac Surgery Section | Associate Chief, Cardiovascular Service | Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center
Mary K. Estes, Ph.D.
Distinguished Service Professor and Cullen Endowed Chair of Human and Molecular Virology | Department of Molecular Virology and Microbiology | Department of Medicine – Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Bert W. O'Malley, M.D.
Tom Thompson Professor and Distinguished Leadership Professor and Distinguished Service Professor and Chair, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology
Jordan S. Orange, M.D., Ph.D.
Chief, Immunology, Allergy and Rheumatology | Director, Center for Human Immunobiology | Texas Children's Hospital; Professor of Pediatrics, Pathology and Immunology| Vice Chair for Research | Department of Pediatrics | Director, Pediatrician Scientist Training and Development Program | Baylor College of Medicine
2016 Award Recipients
Hugo J. Bellen, D.V.M., Ph.D.
Professor, Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, and Department of Neuroscience | Director, Program in Developmental Biology
Hashem El-Serag, M.D., M.P.H.
Professor | Chief, Gastroenterology and Hepatology
Wei Li, Ph.D.
Associate Professor | Dan L Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center and Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology Baylor College of Medicine
James Martin, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor, Vivian L. Smith Chair in Regenerative Medicine
Andreas Tolias, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Neuroscience