Bruce William Stillman
Award Name : Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize
Year of Award : 2010
Award for : Science and Engineering
Location : Cold Spring Harbor, New York, United States
Bruce William Stillman (born 16 October 1953) is a biochemist and cancer researcher who has served as the Director of Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) since 1994 and President since 2003. He has simultaneously served as the Director of its NCI-designated Cancer Center since 1992. During his leadership, CSHL has been ranked as the No. 1 institution in molecular biology and genetics research by Thomson Reuters.Stillman’s research focuses on how chromosomes are duplicated in human cells and in yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae; the mechanisms that ensure accurate inheritance of genetic material from one generation to the next; and how missteps in this process lead to cancer.He received Louisa Gross Horwitz Prize in 2010.