Heinrich Wieland Prize Laureates

Among the Heinrich Wieland Laureates are a large number of world-renowned scientists. Four of its former recipients were later awarded the Nobel Prize. Here, you will find the list of Heinrich Wieland Laureates as a pdf.

Since 2010

2016: Prof. Peter G. Schultz

2016: Prof. Peter G. Schultz

Director at The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA, USA

for fundamental contributions to the biologically inspired synthesis of new molecules and in particular for the expansion of the genetic code.

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2015: Prof. Gero Miesenböck

2015: Prof. Gero Miesenböck

Waynflete Professor of Physiology and founding director of the Centre for Neural Circuits and Behaviour, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

for his breakthrough concept of optogenetics and its proof of principle.

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2014: Prof. Reinhard Jahn

2014: Prof. Reinhard Jahn

Director at the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Göttingen, Germany

for paradigmatic studies on membrane fusion, synaptic vesicles and neurotransmitter release

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2013: Prof. Tony Kouzarides

2013: Prof. Tony Kouzarides

Royal Society Professor at the University of Cambridge and Deputy Director of the Gurdon Institute, Cambridge, UK,

for groundbreaking research on chromatin modifications and their role in cancer

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2012: Prof. Carolyn R. Bertozzi

2012: Prof. Carolyn R. Bertozzi

Professor of Chemistry and of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California at Berkeley, USA,

for pioneering achievements in chemical biology, in particular the innovative use of bioorthogonal chemistry

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2011: Prof. Franz-Ulrich Hartl

2011: Prof. Franz-Ulrich Hartl

Director at the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry in Martinsried, Germany,

for pioneering work on chaperone-assisted protein folding and its impact on neurodegenerative diseases

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2010: Prof. Nenad Ban

2010: Prof. Nenad Ban

Institute of Molecular Biology & Biophysics, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland,

for definition of the molecular architechture of fatty acid synthase multi-­enzymes

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