Joan A. Steitz#


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Membership Number:2163
Membership type:FOREIGN
Section:CELL & DEVELOPMENTAL BIOLOGY
Elected:2002
Main Country of Residence:UNITED STATES
Homepage(s):http://medicine.yale.edu/lab/steitz




Present and Previous Positions

  • 1998 - present Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
  • 1996 - 1999 Chairman, Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
  • 1992 - 1998 Henry Ford II Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University
  • 1991 - 2002 Scientific Director, Jane Coffin Child Fund for Medical Research
  • 1986 - present Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Yale University
  • 1978 - 1992 Professor, Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry, Yale University

Fields of Scholarship
  • Autoantibodies
  • Biochemistry
  • Biophysics
  • Cell Transformation
  • RNA Processing

Honours and Awards
  • 2021 Wolf Prize for "for ground-breaking discoveries on RNA processing and its function"
  • 2018 Lasker-Koshland Special Achievement Award in Medical Science, Lasker Foundation
  • 2018 Luminary Award, World Affairs Council Connecticut
  • 2017 D.Sc (Hon) University of Connecticut
  • 2017 D.Sc (Hon) University of Oxford
  • 2016 Inaugural Fellow, ASCB
  • 2016 William Clyde DeVane Award for Teaching Excellence, Yale University
  • 2016 Excellence in Cancer Research Prize, Jonathan Kraft
  • 2015 Connecticut Medal of Science, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (CASE)
  • 2015 Herbert Tabor Award, American Society of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 2015 Biopolymers Murray Goodman Memorial Prize, American Chemical Society
  • 2015 Basic Science Award, Hope Funds for Cancer Research
  • 2014 Foreign Member, Royal Society of London
  • 2014 Postdoctoral Mentoring Prize, Yale University
  • 2013 Joseph Priestley Award, Dickinson College
  • 2013 Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science
  • 2013 EMD Millipore Alice C. Evans Award, American Academy of Microbiology
  • 2013 La grande médaille 2013 de l'Académie des sciences, Institut de France
  • 2012 D.Sc (Hon), Rockefeller University
  • 2012 The Pearl Meister Greengard Prize
  • 2011 D.Sc (Hon), University of Buenos Aires
  • 2011 The Robert J. and Claire Pasarow Foundation 23rd Annual Medical Research Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Cancer Research
  • 2011 D.Sc (Hon), Columbia University
  • 2010 D.Sc (Hon), Albany Medical College
  • 2009 Honorary Fellow of The New York Academy of Medicine
  • 2009 Harden Jubilee Medal, British Biochemical Society
  • 2009 D.Sc (Hon), Clarkson University
  • 2008 D.Sc (Hon), University of British Columbia
  • 2008 Connecticut Women's Hall of Fame
  • 2008 New York Academy of Medicine Medal for Distinguished Contributions in Biomedical Science
  • 2008 Albany Medical Center Prize in Medicine and Biomedical Research (shared with E. Blackburn)
  • 2006 Rosalind E. Franklin Award for Women in Science, National Cancer Institute
  • 2006 Gairdner Foundation International Award
  • 2005 Doctor Honoris Causa, Paul Sabatier University, Toulouse, Fr
  • 2005 Honorary Member of Phi Beta Kappa, Yale Chapter
  • 2005 Member, Institute of Medicine
  • 2005 E.B.Wilson Medal, American Society for Cell Biology
  • 2004 D.Sc (Hon), Watson School of Biological Sciences, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory
  • 2004 The Howard Taylor Ricketts Award, University of Chicago
  • 2004 The Caledonian Research Foundation Prize Lectureship 2004, The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Edinburgh and Dundee, Scotland
  • 2004 The RNA Society Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2003 FASEB Excellence in Science Award
  • 2003 D.Sc (Hon), Brown University
  • 2003 D.Sc (Hon), Princeton University
  • 2002 Thirty-First Annual Lewis S. Rosenstiel Award
  • 2002 D.Sc (Hon), Brandeis University
  • 2002 Member Academia Europaea
  • 2002 Honorary Member, Japanese Biochemical Society
  • 2001 L’Oréal Award for Women in Science with the support of UNESCO
  • 1999 Novartis-Drew Award in Biomedical Research
  • 1996 Distinguished Service Award, Miami Bio/Technology Winter Symposium
  • 1996 City of Medicine Award, Durham, NC
  • 1994 Weizmann Women and Science Award
  • 1993 Rebecca Rice Award for Distinguished Achievement, Antioch College Alumni Association
  • 1992 Christopher Columbus Discovery Award in Biomedical Research
  • 1992 Member of the American Philosophical Society
  • 1992 D.Sc. (Hon), Trinity College
  • 1992 D.Sc. (Hon), Harvard University
  • 1992 The Eleventh Annual Keith Porter Lecturer on Cell Biology, American Society for Cell Biology
  • 1992 Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology
  • 1990 D. Sc. (Hon), Bates College
  • 1989 Fritz Lipmann Lecturer, American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • 1989 D.Sc. (Hon), Mt. Sinai School of Medicine
  • 1989 Warren Triennial Prize (co-recipient with T. R. Cech)
  • 1988 Dickson Prize for Science (Carnegie-Mellon University)
  • 1987 Radcliffe Graduate Society Medal for Distinguished Achievement
  • 1987 Associate Member, European Molecular Biology Organization
  • 1986 National Medal of Science
  • 1986 Member, Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering
  • 1984 D.Sc. (Hon), University of Rochester School of Medicine
  • 1983 Member of the National Academy of Sciences
  • 1983 Lee Howley, Sr. Award for Arthritis Research (shared with J.A. Hardin and M.R. Lerner)
  • 1982 Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1982 U.S. Steel Foundation Award in Molecular Biology
  • 1981 D.Sc. (Hon), Lawrence University
  • 1981 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • 1976 The Eli Lilly Award in Biological Chemistry
  • 1975 The Passano Foundation Young Scientist Award


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