Arthur Horwich receives the Shaw Prize for Life Science and Medicine
September 17, 2012
Arthur Horwich of the Yale School of Medicine received the Shaw Prize for Life Science and Medicine at a ceremony in Hong Kong held Monday evening. Horwich, Sterling Professor of Genetics, professor of pediatrics, and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, shared the $1 million prize with Franz-Ulrich Hartl of the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. The two men were honored for their contributions to the understanding of the molecular mechanism of protein folding.