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).

  • 2019 – Shu Sin Chng
  • 2018 – John Burke
  • 2017 – Gregory D. Fairn
  • 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.

  • 2019 – Bruno Antonny
  • 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.

  • 2019 – Enrico Gratton
  • 2018 – Wonhwa Cho
  • 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.

  • 2019 – Vytas Bankaitis
  • 2018 – Dennis Voelker
  • 2017 – Volker Hauke
  • 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 in Bioactive Lipids in Cancer, Inflammation, & Related Disease

This award recognizes outstanding achievement in the area of lipids.

  • 2019 – Junken Aoki, Ph.D.
  • 2019 -- Jesper Z. Haegstromm, Ph.D.
  • 2019 -- Sarah Spiegel, M.D.
  • 2017 – Bruce D. Hammock, Ph.D.
  • 2017 -- Jorge H. Capdevila, Ph.D.
  • 2017 -- Darryl C. Zeldin, M.D.
  • 2015 – Timothy Hla, Ph.D.
  • 2013 – Takao Shimizu, M.D., Ph.D.
  • 2013 -- Andrew J. Dannenberg, M.D.
  • 2011-- Carlo Patrono, M.D.
  • 2011 -- Garret A. FitzGerald, M.D.
  • 2009 – Edward J. Goetzl, M.D.