The Academy’s 11th Annual Gala

"The Beautiful Mind: New York Neuroscience Burns Bright"

The Academy’s 11th Annual Gala

On Monday, 10 November, the New York Academy of Sciences brought together the best and brightest in neuroscience research from across New York with hundreds of Academy supporters from industry, philanthropy, and government Blavatnik Regional Awards for Young Scientists, a celebration of scientific innovation in the New York Tri-State area. This year’s winners were presented by: Laurie Glimcher, Dean at Weill Cornell Medical College; Paul Horn, Senior Vice Provost for Research and Senior Vice Dean for Strategic Initiatives and Entrepreneurship at New York University’s Polytechnic School of Engineering; and Marc Tessier-Lavigne, President of The Rockefeller University.


2014 Blavatnik Regional Awards honorees

Established in 2007 by the Blavatnik Family Foundation, this awards program recognizes researchers who make innovative, impactful, and interdisciplinary advances in the life and physical sciences, mathematics, and engineering.