NOMIS Awards

NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Awards are presented to pioneering scientists and scholars who, through their innovative, groundbreaking research, have made a significant contribution to their respective fields and who inspire the world around them. Their bold ideas and unique approaches involve interdisciplinary collaboration and apply a broad range of methods, building bridges across the boundaries of disciplines. The NOMIS Award enables these exceptional, established scientists to continue exploring unconventional academic paths, thereby opening up new research fields and collaborations.


2020 NOMIS Distinguished Scientists

Anthony Hyman

Group leader at and a director of the Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Max Planck Institute of Molecular Cell Biology and Genetics

Ronald M. Evans

Professor, director of Salk’s Gene Expression Laboratory and holder of the March of Dimes Chair in Molecular and Developmental Biology

Salk Institute for Biological Studies