Faculty Awards

2016

Manuel Ascano, Jr. — VICC Ambassador Discovery Grant

Richard Caprioli — Honorary Membership, Italian Chemical Society

Walter Chazin — Elected Fellow of the Biophysical Society

Stanley Cohen — Induction, Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame 

Stephen Fesik — 2016 VUMC Research Award: Grant W. Liddle Research Award

Scott Hiebert — Presidential Appointee to National Cancer Advisory Board (6 year term)

Billy Hudson — 2016 Earl Sutherland Prize

Neil Osheroff — 2016 VUMC Enterprise Teaching Award: Denis O’Day Award for “team-implemented curricular reform” for the foundations of medical knowledge phase of SOM curriculum

Jennifer Pietenpol — 2016 VUMC Research Award: Charles R. Park Research Award

Jennifer Pietenpol — NCI Blue Ribbon Panel, Presidential appointment to science advisory panel

Charles Sanders — 2016 VUMC Research Award: Stanley Cohen Research Award

Kevin Schey — Awarded TIPs funding in the ViA category 

2015

Richard Breyer — Elected AAAS Fellow

Richard Caprioli — VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards, 2015 Leadership of Multi-Investigational Team

Stephen Fesik — Lustgarten Foundation Grant, Research Investigator Award for Discovery of small molecules that target the Ras/SOS complex for the treatment of pancreatic cancer

Emily Hodges — National Cancer Institute Career Transition Award 

Borden Lacy — Chancellor Faculty Fellows Program

Borden Lacy — VUMC Academic Enterprise Faculty Awards, 2015 Ernest W. Goodpasture Research Award

2014

Richard Armstrong — Selected for the 2014 American Chemical Society Late Career Scholars Award sponsored by the Arthur C. Cope Fund

Richard Armstrong — American Chemical Society’s 2014 Arthur C. Cope Late Career Scholars Award sponsored by the Arthur C. Cope Fund

Richard Caprioli — Distinguished Contribution in Mass Spectrometry, American Society for Mass Spectrometry

Brandt Eichmann — American Chemical Society, Chemical Research in Toxicology Young Investigator Award

Scott Hiebert — T.J. Martell Research Award

Scott Hiebert — Jacek Hawinger Award for Teaching Graduate Students and Postdoctoral Fellows in the Classroom, Lecture, or Small Group Setting

Rafael Radi — National Academies of Sciences Foreign Associate Election

2013

Martin Egli — Delivers the 2013 Alexander Rich Lecture in the Department of Biology at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology

F. Peter Guengerich — Shares honors with Rebecca Cook in Cancer Biology, for being named Mentors of the Year of Postdocs at Vanderbilt by the Vanderbilt Postdoctoral Association

F. Peter Guengerich — Awarded the Society of Toxicology's (SOT) Toxicology Merit Award

Borden Lacy — American Crystallographic Association, Margaret C. Etter Early Career Award

Daniel Liebler — Selected American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow

Nicholas Reiter — National Scientific Development Award, American Heart Association

Charles R. Sanders — Shares with J. Doudna the Protein Society's Hans Neurath Award, recognizing those who have made a contribution of exceptional merit to basic science protein research

Samuel Santoro — Elected an AAAS Fellow

Kevin Schey — National Foundation for Eye Research Cataract Research Award

2012

Richard Armstrong — Selected as a Fellow of the American Chemical Society

Richard Caprioli — Elected an AAAS Fellow

Stephen W. Fesik — AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research

Stephen W. Fesik — AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research

Larry Marnett — George & Christine Sosnovsky Award for Cancer Research sponsored by the George & Christine Sosnovsky Endowment Fund

Jennifer Pietenpol — Elected an AAAS Fellow

Charles Sanders — Anatrace Membrane Protein Society Award, Biophysical Society, for innovative research in the field of membrane proteins structure using NMR spectroscopy

Michael R. Waterman — John H. Exton Award for Research Leading to Innovative Biological Concepts

Michael R. Waterman — AOCS Schroepfer Medal recognizing major advances in the steroid or sterol field

2011

Richard Armstrong — Repligen Award in Chemistry of Biological Processes

Richard Armstrong — Appointed Adjunct Professor in Biochemical Toxicology at Karolinska Institute, The Institute of Environmental Medicine (IMM) for a period of six years

Bruce Carter — Elected Fellow of the AAAS, Neurobiology

Stephen Fesik — Elected Fellow of the AAAS

​Stephen Fesik — 14th Annual Andrew H. Weinberg Memorial Lecture, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School

​Tadashi Inagami — Fellow of the Association by the AAAS Council for his role in being the first to purify and identify renin, and in cloning atrial natriuretic peptide (ANF) and angiotension II type 1 and 2 receptors and their variants, research that helped lead to the development of renin inhibitors to treat hypertension

F. Peter Guengerich — American Chemical Society Division of Chemical Toxicology's Founders' Award

Charles R. Sanders — 2011 Sidney P. Colowick Research Award for research that serves as a platform for discovery in diverse areas

Michael R.Waterman — 2011 F. Peter Guengerich Award for Excellence in Teaching

2010

Richard Caprioli — HUPO  (Human Proteome Organization) Distinguished Achievement Award In Proteomic Science For 2010

Richard Caprioli — Outstanding Achievements in Mass Spectrometry at the Eastern Analytical Symposium and Exposition in Somerset NJ

Stephen Fesik — SBS Technology Innovation Award, Society for Biomolecular Sciences

Fred Guengerich — R.T. Williams Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award sponsored by Charles Crespi and Family, selected by the ISSX Awards Committee

Charles Sanders — Chancellor's Award for Research