2022 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

For pioneering research work leading to the discovery and development of the mRNA vaccines such as the BioNTech/Pfizer's and Moderna's COVID-19 ones

2021 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

For the discovery of fundamental pathways and mechanisms that ensure accurate RNA splicing and quality control of gene expression involving RNA

2020 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

For identifying glucagon-like peptides and the development of these peptides as therapeutics for diabetes and short bowel syndrome

2019 Warren Alpert Foundation Prize

For the development of optogenetics as a way to control the activity of specific circuits in the nervous system, for their understanding and control