Avanti Awards in Lipids

The Avanti Awards in Lipids recognize outstanding research contributions.

WALTER A. SHAW YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARD IN LIPID RESEARCH

This award recognizes outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids by young investigators who are an Assistant professor or equivalent and with no more than 10 years of experience since receiving their degree (PhD and/or MD).

  • 2016 – Christer S. Ejsing
  • 2015 – Britta Brügger
  • 2014 – Mary L. Kraft
  • 2013 – Tobias Walther
  • 2012 – Peter Espenshade
  • 2011 – Charles E. Chalfant
  • 2010 – Sarah Keller

AVANTI POLAR LIPIDS / EBSA AWARD

This award aims to recognize the most important European scientific contributions in the understanding of Biophysics of lipids, including metabolism, enzymology, structure and membranes.

  • 2017 – Jean-Marie Ruysschaert
  • 2015 – J. Antoinette Killian
  • 2013 – Felix Goñi

AVANTI-BIOPHYSICAL SOCIETY

This award is given to an investigator for outstanding contributions to our understanding of lipid biophysics.

  • 2017 – Sarah L. Keller
  • 2016 – Philip Yeagle
  • 2015 – Gerald Feigenson
  • 2014 – Michael Brown
  • 2013 – Joseph Zasadzinski
  • 2012 – Huey W. Huang
  • 2011 – Eric Oldfield
  • 2010 – James A. Hamilton
  • 2009 – Stephen H. White
  • 2008 – Ben de Kruijff
  • 2007 – Klaus Gawrisch
  • 2006 – Thomas E. Thompson
  • 2005 – Joachim Seelig
  • 2004 – Thomas J. McIntosh
  • 2003 – John F. Nagle & Stephanie Tristram-Nagle
  • 2001 – Ronald McElhaney
  • 1999 – Richard M. Epand
  • 1998 – Lewis C. Cantley
  • 1997 – Ching-hsien Huang

AVANTI-ASBMB AWARD

This Award recognizes outstanding research contributions in the area of lipids.

  • 2016 – Robert V. Farese, Jr.
  • 2015 – Karen Reue
  • 2014 – Sandra Hofmann
  • 2013 – Susan Henry
  • 2012 – George M. Carman
  • 2011 – Yusuf Hannun
  • 2010 – David W. Russell
  • 2009 – Sarah Spiegel
  • 2008 – Alexandra C. Newton
  • 2007 – Scott D. Emr
  • 2006 – Dennis Vance
  • 2005 – William Dowhan
  • 2004 – William L. Smith, Ph.D.
  • 2003 – Robert Bittman
  • 2002 – Christian R.H. Raetz
  • 2000 – Edward A. Dennis
  • 1998 – Lewis C. Cantley
  • 1996 – Robert M. Bell

AVANTI-OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the area of lipids.

  • 2017 – Bruce D. Hammock, Ph.D.
  • Jorge H. Capdevila, Ph.D.
  • Darryl C. Zeldin, M.D.
  • 2015 – Timothy Hla, Ph.D.
  • 2013 – Takao Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D.
  • Andrew J. Dannenberg, M.D.
  • 2011- Carlo Patrono, M.D.
  • Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D.
  • 2009 – Edward J. Goetzl, M.D.