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2020 National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS) Awards

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Ruth L. Kirschstein Mentoring Award

Individual Awards

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

  • Claudia P. Gonzalez, NIGMS


Group Awards

NIGMS Artificial Intelligence (AI) Processing Referral Team

In recognition of leveraging Artificial Intelligence for business process automation at NIGMS and NIH, specifically in the referral of grant applications.

  • Erica L. Brown, NIGMS
  • Jose I. Lopez, NIGMS
  • Gary J. Marlowe, NIGMS
  • Nathan P. Moore, NIGMS
  • Aleksandr V. Naneyshvili, NIGMS
  • Valentyn Popovkin, NIGMS
  • Haluk Resat, NIGMS
  • Darren D. Sledjeski, NIGMS
  • Brian E. Steyskal, NIGMS
  • Christy Tran, NIGMS
  • Dorit Zuk, NIGMS

Individual Awards

For exemplary leadership in strengthening public understanding and appreciation of science in support of the NIGMS and NIH mission.

  • Stephanie A. Older, NIGMS

Common Fund Leadership

Group Awards

Transformative High Resolution Cryo-EM Working Group

For extraordinary leadership and innovation in coordinating the Transformative High Resolution Cryo-Electron Microscopy Program (Cryo-EM).

  • Houmam H. Araj, NEI
  • Ravikumar Basavappa, OD
  • Jennifer M. Billington, NIGMS
  • Denis B. Buxton, NHLBI
  • Preethi Chander, NIDCR
  • Jue Chen, NHLBI
  • Jennifer A. Couch, NCI
  • Paula F. Flicker, NIGMS
  • Daniel L. Gallahan, NCI
  • Susan K. Gregurick, OD
  • Lyn B. Jakeman, NINDS
  • Malgorzata M. Klosek, OD
  • Stefan W. Maas, NIGMS
  • Ana E. Murcia, OD
  • Rao S. Rapaka, NIDA
  • Haluk Resat, NIGMS
  • Michael Sakalian, NIGMS
  • Margaret L. Schnoor, NIGMS
  • Salvatore Sechi, NIDDK
  • Lyl G. Tomlinson, OD
  • Maricela Trujillo, NIGMS
  • Jason T. Wan, NIDCR
  • Ronald Q. Warren, NHLBI
  • Dina L. Wilson, NIGMS
  • Mary Ann A. Wu, NIGMS


Group Awards

MOSAIC Program Team

For the successful implementation of the MOSAIC program, as part of NIGMS' and NIH's efforts to enhance diversity within the biomedical research workforce.

  • Alison E. Gammie, NIGMS
  • Kenneth D. Gibbs, NIGMS
  • Michael A. Sesma, NIGMS

Recognition Across NIH

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


  • Alison E. Gammie, NIGMS