Awards & Honors

2022: Gerhard Hummer receives ISQBP Award in Computational Biology
The International Society of Quantum Biology and Pharmacology (ISQBP) awards this prize biannually foor high-quality researchin computational biologgy that is of relevance to the society. more
2022: Martin Beck receives prestigious ERC Advanced Grant
The funded project involves the investigation of huge pores in the nuclear membranes of eukaryotic cells. more
2021: Werner Kühlbrandt receives Cothenius Medal
Werner Kühlbrandt, Director of the Department of Structural Biology, receives the Cothenius Medal for his outstanding scientific life's work more
2019: Ernst Bamberg received the Rumford Prize of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Six scientists are honoured in "recognition of their extraordinary contributions to the discovery and development of optogenetics".
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2019: Feodor Lynen Medal for Werner Kühlbrandt
from the GBM (Gesellschaft für Biochemie und Molekularbiologie e. V.) more
2013: The Brain Prize for Ernst Bamberg
from the Grete Lundbeck European Brain Research Foundation more
2012: The International Prize for Translational Neuroscience for Ernst Bamberg
from the Gertrud Reemtsma Foundation (until 2019: K. J. Zülch Prize) more
2012: Walther Flemming Award for Martin Beck

2012: Walther Flemming Award for Martin Beck

German Society for Cell Biology (DGZ). Subject matter: Compositional remodeling of the human nuclear pore complex.
2010: Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics for Gerhard Hummer

2010: Raymond and Beverly Sackler International Prize in Biophysics for Gerhard Hummer

This prize has been established through the generosity of Dr. Raymond and Mrs. Beverly Sackler. In 2010 for Gerhard Hummer together with Yigong Shi, Beijing, China.
2010: Wiley Prize for Ernst Bamberg

2010: Wiley Prize for Ernst Bamberg

The Wiley Prize in Biomedical Sciences recognizes contributions that have opened new fields of research or have advanced novel concepts or their applications in a particular biomedical discipline.

2010: Karl Heinz Beckurts Prize for Ernst Bamberg

Karl Heinz Beckurts Foundation
2009: Stifterverbandspreis for Ernst Bamberg

2009: Stifterverbandspreis for Ernst Bamberg

The Stifterverband is the joint initiative of companies and foundations that is the only one to provide holistic advice, networking and support in the fields of education, science and innovation.
2008: Keilin Memorial Medal for Hartmut Michel

2008: Keilin Memorial Medal for Hartmut Michel

from British Biochememical Society
1990: Grand Cross of Merit for Hartmut Michel

1990: Grand Cross of Merit for Hartmut Michel

From the Federal Republic of Germany

1989: Bijvoet Medal for Hartmut Michel

The Bijvoet Medal of the Bijvoet Centre for Biomolecular Research is awarded to scientists with an outstanding contribution to furthering the fields of biomolecular chemistry and/or structural biology. Utrecht University, The Netherlands
The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 1988 was awarded jointly to Johann Deisenhofer, Robert Huber and Hartmut Michel.
The scientist were awarded "for the determination of the three-dimensional structure of a photosynthetic reaction centre." more

1988: Otto Bayer Prize for Hartmut Michel

Together with with Johann Deisenhofer
1987: Boris Rajewsky Prize for Ernst Bamberg
The Oswalt Foundation is an institution of Frankfurt citizens and promotes biophysical research and its application in the fields of medicine and medical technology. Link: https://www.oswalt-stiftung.de/kontakt/ more

1986: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize for Hartmut Michel

The Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize from the German Research Foundation (DFG) is the most important research award in Germany.

1986: American Chemical Society (ACS) Biological Physics Prize for Hartmut Michel

together with Johann Deisenhofer

1986: Otto Klung Weberbank Prize for Hartmut Michel

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