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National Cancer Institute (NCI) Awards

A message from Dr. Ned Sharpless, Director, National Cancer Institute.

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Scientific/Medical

NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patient Study (NCCAPS) Development

For leadership in the rapid development and launch of the NCI COVID-19 in Cancer Patients Study (NCCAPS).

  • Ana F. Best, NCI
  • Melissa Denae C. Bowman, NCI
  • Peter L. Clark, NCI
  • Andrea M. Denicoff, NCI
  • Ann M. Geiger, NCI
  • Marjorie J. Good, NCI
  • Lyndsay N. Harris, NCI
  • Larissa A. Korde, NCI
  • Tracy G. Lively, NCI
  • Worta J. McCaskill-Stevens, NCI
  • Grace E. Mishkin, NCI
  • Lawrence V. Rubinstein, NCI
  • Wendy H. Rueda, NCI
  • Hari Sankaran, NCI
  • Nita L. Seibel, NCI
  • Lalitha K. Shankar, NCI
  • Megan J. Stine, NCI
  • Diana R. Vulih, NCI

NCI Metastatic Renal Cell Carcinoma Therapy Development

In recognition of the initial development therapy for a novel metastatic renal cell carcinoma by NCI intramural investigators in collaboration with NCI CTEP.

  • Andrea B. Apolo, NCI
  • Jacqueline Cadena, NCI
  • Lisa M. Cordes, OD
  • Rene Costello, NCI
  • William L. Dahut, NCI
  • Lisa Ley, NCI
  • Amir Mortazavi, NCI
  • Scot A. Niglio, NCI
  • Howard L. Parnes, NCI
  • Elad Sharon, NCI
  • Olena S. Sierra Ortiz, NCI
  • Howard Z. Streicher, NCI
  • Jane Trepel, NCI
  • John J. Wright, NCI

NCI Serological Sciences Network Team

For outstanding effort related to the establishment of the NCI's Serological Sciences Network in response to the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic.

  • Amanda E. Aung, NCI
  • Bryann E. Benton, NCI
  • Caterina Bianco, NCI
  • Justin G. Birken, NCI
  • Rebecca A. Brightful, NCI
  • Shari W. Campbell, NCI
  • James M. Cherry, NCI
  • Eun A. Cho, NCI
  • Lisa K. Coleman, NCI
  • Kelly J. Crotty, NCI
  • Oluwafunmilayo O. Elesinmogun, NCI
  • Samantha L. Finstad, NCI
  • Marianne E. Galczynski, NCI
  • Kerry W. Gastley, NCI
  • Jason R. Gill, NCI
  • Anandarup Gupta, NCI
  • Christopher L. Hatch, NCI
  • Leslie N. Hickman, NCI
  • Michelle D. Jordan, NCI
  • Joy A. Kearse, NCI
  • Scott P. Keasey, NCI
  • Juli D. Klemm, NCI
  • Michael R. Kluk, NCI
  • Viviana Knowles, NCI
  • Kristin L. Komschlies McConville, NCI
  • Julia Y. Lee, NCI
  • Sarah M. Lee, NCI
  • Jennifer S. Meininger, NCI
  • Michael L. Moles, NCI
  • Long T. Nguyen, NCI
  • Sabrina R. Oasan, NCI
  • Romy M. Reis, NCI
  • Shamala K. Srinivas, NCI
  • Lauren A. Tipton, NCI
  • Ricky J. Watson, NCI
  • Donnell I. Wilson, NCI
  • Peter J. Wirth, NCI
  • Crystal L. Wolfrey, NCI

NIH Neurofibromatosis Team

For their comprehensive research program in NF1 plexiform neurofibromas leading to the first approved medical therapy for these tumors of unmet need.

  • Srivandana Akshintala, NCI
  • Andrea M. Baldwin, NCI
  • Amanda M. Carbonell, NCI
  • Alice P. Chen, NCI
  • Joanne Derdak, NCI
  • Eva Dombi, NCI
  • Anne M. Dufek, NCI
  • Andrea F. Gillespie, NCI
  • Andrea M. Gross, NCI
  • Kara S. Heisey, NCI
  • Oxana B. Kapustina, NCI
  • Geraldine H. O'Sullivan Coyne, NCI
  • Stacia M. Peron, NCI
  • Malcolm A. Smith, NCI
  • Seth M. Steinberg, NCI
  • Cecilia M. Tibery, NCI
  • Patricia O. Whitcomb, NCI
  • Brigitte C. Widemann, NCI
  • Pamela L. Wolters, NCI

For seminal contributions to the elucidation of the binding specificities of the RAS and RAF oncogenes.

  • Deborah K. Morrison, NCI

Administrative

Asymptomatic Testing for COVID-19 Group

For dedication and collaboration in establishing sites for COVID-19 asymptomatic testing in Shady Grove and Frederick to support the health and safety of NIH staff.

  • Jeffrey L. Alderdice, NCI
  • John H. Bell, NCI
  • Terri S. Bray, NCI
  • Malgorzata A. Brzakalska, NCI
  • Eric L. Cole, NCI
  • Shane B. Hebert, NCI
  • Sarah L. Hooper, NCI
  • Jean P. Khoshbin, NCI
  • Ronald T. Kunz, NCI
  • Jessica M. McCormick-Ell, OD
  • Jon W. McKeeby, CC
  • Josanne Alicia K. Revoir, CC
  • Brandon R. Rytting, NCI
  • Jeffrey D. Shilling, NCI
  • Christopher M. Siwy, CC
  • Timothy J. Tosten, OD

CCR Technical Lab Managers Group

For their instrumental role in identifying, communicating, and solving emerging challenges related to NIH efforts to safely reopen intramural research facilities during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Elizabeth A. Conner, NCI
  • Andrea Francesconi, NCI
  • Cynthia M. Haggerty, NCI
  • Sam John, NCI
  • Miki Kasai, NCI
  • Kristopher W. Krausz, NCI
  • Luanne M. Lukes, NCI
  • Nadim C. Majdalani, NCI
  • Barbara A. Murphy, NCI
  • Dina M. Sigano, NCI
  • Elisa A. Spillare, NCI
  • Anna L. Trivett, NCI
  • Dawn A. Walker, NCI

CCR Women Scientist Advisors Group

For demonstrating extraordinary initiative, leadership, and creativity to assess and respond to career development and workplace issues in the wake of the pandemic.

  • Terri S. Armstrong, NCI
  • Melissa A. Bronez, NCI
  • Brunilde M. Gril, NCI
  • Laura C. Hooper, NCI
  • Fatima Karzai, NCI
  • Mary F. Kearney, NCI
  • Shioko Kimura, NCI
  • Beverly A. Mock, NCI
  • Shalini Oberdoerffer, NCI
  • Nirali N. Shah, NCI
  • Patricia S. Steeg, NCI
  • Carol J. Thiele, NCI

COVID-19 Digital Health Solutions Integrated Procurement

For extraordinary efforts undertaken to award a diverse portfolio of digital health solutions research contracts to facilitate transitioning out of shelter in place pandemic response.

  • Tiffany D. Chadwick, NCI
  • Steven W. Cole, NCI
  • Anthony J. Dickherber, NCI
  • Gregory R. Horst, NCI
  • Krishna Juluru, NIBIB
  • Nadeem Khan, NCI
  • Andrew J. Kurtz, NCI
  • Jason E. Levine, NCI
  • Linda Park, NCI
  • Pooja Rathore, NCI
  • Shamala K. Srinivas, NCI
  • Randall L. Tiqui, NCI
  • Andrew C. Weitz, NIBIB

NIH Applicant Assistance Program (AAP)

In recognition of superior team resourcefulness and leadership in administering the Applicant Assistance Program to enhance inclusive entrepreneurship across the NIH SBIR and STTR Programs.

  • Kristopher J. Bough, NINR
  • Christie A. Canaria, NCI
  • Emily L. Caporello, NINDS
  • Stephanie M. Davis, NHLBI
  • Stephanie J. Fertig, OD
  • Jonathan Chen K. Franca-Koh, NCI
  • Bryce Geiling, NCI
  • Todd E. Haim, NIA
  • Kory L. Hallett, NCI
  • Jian Lou, NCI
  • Matthew McMahon, OD
  • Eric W. Padmore, OD
  • Monique A. Pond, NCI
  • Lillianne M. Portilla Weingarten, NCATS
  • Lingamanaidu V. Ravichandran, NIEHS
  • Merav Sabri, NCCIH
  • Joy R. Toliver, NIA
  • Natalie K. Trzcinski, NINDS
  • Patricia A. Weber, NCI
  • Lisa Yeom, NCI
  • Kehui Zhang, NCI
  • Ming Zhao, NCI

Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

For exemplary performance while demonstrating significant leadership, skill, and ability in serving as a mentor.

  • Robert M. Simpson, NCI

Recognition Across NIH

The following individuals are recognized as part of a group hosted by another IC.

FIC

  • Dimetria L. Branch, NCI
  • Matthew D. Brown, NCI
  • Catherine A. Muha, NCI
  • Laura H. Townsend, NCI

NCATS

  • Janelle Cortner, NCI
  • Smita M. Hastak, NCI
  • Stephen M. Hewitt, NCI
  • Anna K. O'Malley, NCI
  • Maria Jamela R. Revilleza, NCI

NIAID

  • Lisa K. Coleman, NCI
  • Thomas B. Duvall, NCI
  • Shayla E. Hesse, NCI
  • Sara S. Hook, NCI
  • Scott P. Keasey, NCI
  • Kristin L. Komschlies McConville, NCI
  • Eileen Lake, NCI
  • Corey W. Lau, NCI
  • Connie E. Suders, NCI

NIBIB

  • Michelle A. Berny-Lang, NCI
  • Christie A. Canaria, NCI
  • John-Paul M. Denson, NCI
  • Rao L. Divi, NCI
  • Matthew R. Drew, NCI
  • Dominic Esposito, NCI
  • Jonathan C. Franca-Koh, NCI
  • Peter H. Frank, NCI
  • William K. Gillette, NCI
  • Richard T. Girards, NCI
  • David J. Goldstein, NCI
  • Barry I. Graubard, NCI
  • Christopher M. Hartshorn, NCI
  • Xing-Jian Lou, NCI
  • Jennifer L. Mehalko, NCI
  • Simon A. Messing, NCI
  • Paul C. Pearlman, NCI
  • Melissa A. Porter, NCI
  • Kelly R. Snead, NCI
  • Vanessa E. Wall, NCI

NINDS

  • Dionne N. Burt, NCI
  • Brian C. Davis, NCI
  • Stephen M. Hewitt, NCI
  • Janice M. Jeter, NCI
  • Sanya A. Springfield, NCI
  • Crystal L. Wolfrey, NCI

OD

  • Margarita R. Aryavand, NCI
  • Leeann O. Bailey, NCI
  • L. Michelle. Bennett, NCI
  • Vance W. Berger, NCI
  • David A. Berrigan, NCI
  • Kelly D. Blake, NCI
  • Janet S. Bracci, NCI
  • Laura M. Brockway-Lunardi, NCI
  • Christine M. Bryla, NCI
  • Neil E. Caporaso, NCI
  • Eric N. Chen, NCI
  • Sunita Chopra, NCI
  • Wen-Ying Chou, NCI
  • Alicia M. Cole, NCI
  • Lisa K. Coleman, NCI
  • Terrance D. Coleman, NCI
  • Joyann Courtney, NCI
  • Thomas B. Duvall, NCI
  • Deneise C. Francis, NCI
  • Arun Kumar Ganesan, NCI
  • Neelam K. Giri, NCI
  • Edjay Ralph A. Hernandez, NCI
  • Sara S. Hook, NCI
  • Sarah L. Hooper, NCI
  • Leah Louise N. Hubbard, NCI
  • Scott P. Keasey, NCI
  • Kristin L. Komschlies McConville, NCI
  • Chih-Shia Lee, NCI
  • Douglas R. Lowy, NCI
  • Hoyoung M. Maeng, NCI
  • Kathryn R. McKay, NCI
  • Daniel P. Melters, NCI
  • Kendall K. Morgan, NCI
  • Roxana Moslehi, NCI
  • Troy N. Muhammad, NCI
  • April Y. Oh, NCI
  • Alanvin Orpia, NCI
  • Murali Palangat, NCI
  • Diane Palmieri, NCI
  • Francis M. Perna, NCI
  • Krzysztof Ptak, NCI
  • Maureen O. Risch, NCI
  • Sonya V. Roberson, NCI
  • Ankita Saha, NCI
  • Vikrant V. Sahasrabuddhe, NCI
  • Sandra L. San Miguel-Majors, NCI
  • Michael R. Sargen, NCI
  • John T. Schiller, NCI
  • Kelly A. Schultheis, NCI
  • Elena I. Schwartz, NCI
  • Robert E. Vollinger, NCI
  • Anil Wali, NCI
  • Youjin Wang, NCI
  • Tina L. Watts, NCI
  • Sallie J. Weaver, NCI
  • Joy E. Wiszneauckas, NCI
  • Crystal L. Wolfrey, NCI