Eugene Koonin and Andrei Linde – Laureates of 2018 Gamow Prize
|Eugene Koonin||Andrei Linde|
The 2018 RASA-America G. A. Gamow Award
The G.A. Gamow Award is founded by the Russian-American Science Association (RASA-America) in memory of the outstanding Russian-American physicist, Professor George Antonovich Gamow (1904-1968), to recognize members of the Russian-speaking scientific diaspora for outstanding contributions to science, which are recognized by the broad scientific community.
We are pleased to announce that the 2018 Gamow Awardees are
1. Eugene Koonin, Senior Investigator, Evolutionary Genomics Research Group, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health
«for fundamental contributions to evolutionary biology»
2. Andrei Linde, Professor of Physics, Stanford University
«for pioneering the inflationary universe theory»
Chair of the 2018 Gamow Award Committee
Professor Vadim Gladyshev
Brigham and Womens’ Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Professor Valery Fokin
University of Southern California
Congratulations to Drs. Eugene Koonin and Andrei Linde!
The 2018 Gamow Awards will be presented on November 3, 2018, at the RASA-America Conference in Washington, DC.