Genome Valley Excellence Award
"Genome Valley Excellence Award" was introduced to recognize and honour eminent individuals and organizations for their exceptional contribution to Lifesciences Research & Industry. The Government of Andhra Pradesh had instituted the "Genome Valley Excellence Award" during its first BioAsia 2004 and being continued in every edition of BioAsia.
Recipient history of Genome Valley Excellence Award includes :
Prof. Ada E. Yonath
Nobel Laureate, Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel
Professor Mark Caulfield
Director, Genomics England andWilliam Harvey Research Institute, UK
Nektar Therapeutics Inc., USA
Prof. Dr. Harald zur Hausen
Nobel Laureate of Medicine, Former Scientific Director DKFZ, Germany.
Padma Bhushan Maharaj Kishan Bhan
Former Secretary, Department of Biotechnology, Govt. of India.
Pfizer Inc., USA
Dr. Seth Berkley
Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance, Geneva.
Merck & Co. Inc., NJ, USA
Padma Bhushan Dr. K. Anji Reddy
Chairman, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad, India
Beijing Institute of Genomics, Beijing, China
Padma Vibhushan Prof. C. R. Rao
Director of The Center for Multivariate Analysis, Pennsylvania State University, USA.
Prof. Janet Thornton
Director of EMBL European Bio Informatics Institute, Cambridge, UK
Prof. Marc Van Montagu
World Food Prize Laureate, Founder Chairman, Institute of Plant Biotechnology in Developing Countries, Belgium.
Dr. Martin Mackay
President, Pfizer Global Research & Development, USA
Prof. Martin J. Evans
Nobel Laureate, Cardiff University, UK.
Padma Bhushan Prof. G. Padmanaban
Former Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.
Dr. Rama Reddy V Guntaka
Department of Molecular Science, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA
Dr. William Haseltine
Former CEO, Human Genome Sciences, USA
Padma Bhushan Prof. M. S. Swaminathan
World Food Prize Laureate and Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation, India.
Prof. William Rutter
Chairman Emeritus, Chiron Corporation, USA