Zemer Gitai, Distinguished Innovator

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Office of the Dean for Research, Princeton University
Oct. 12, 2022

Molecular biologist Zemer Gitai has been named the winner of the Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation. The award is given annually to honor a technology or innovation led by a Princeton faculty member whose scholarly activity and creative thinking provides solutions to societal challenges.  

Zemer Gitai, Princeton’s Edwin Grant Conklin Professor of Biology and a professor of molecular biology, will be honored for a new drug-discovery platform that searches out drug candidates with unique or novel mechanisms of action. The award will be presented at Celebrate Princeton Innovation, an event honoring faculty and other researchers whose work has the potential to benefit society, on October 13, 2022. Click the link below for the full story...