Jury Members

Jury Members

2011 Vilcek Dropdown Arrows
Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science
2011

Dr. Claudio Basilico
Professor and Chairman, Department of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Joan Massagué
Director, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Bruce Cronstein
Professor of Medicine, Pathology and Pharmacology, NYU School of Medicine

Dr. Inder Verma
Professor and Director of the Laboratory of Genetics, The Salk Institute for Biological Sciences

Dr. Rudolf Jaenisch
Member, Whitehead Institute, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Dr. Jan Vilcek
Professor of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine

Vilcek Prize in Literature
2011

Lan Samantha Chang
Director, The University of Iowa Writers’ Workshop

Francine Prose
Distinguished Visiting Writer, Bard College

Deborah Landau
Director, New York University Creative Writing Program

Ilan Stavans
Lewis-Sebring Professor in Latin American and Latino Culture, Amherst College

Eileen Pollack
Zell Director, The University of Michigan MFA Program in Creative Writing

Deborah Treisman
Fiction Editor, The New Yorker

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science
2011

Dr. Heran Darwin
Professor of Microbiology, New York University School of Medicine

Dr. Leslie Vosshall
Robin Chemers Neustein Professor, The Rockefeller University

Dr. Laurie Dempsey
Senior Editor, Nature Immunology, Nature Publishing Group

Nicholas Wade
Science Department, The New York Times

Dr. Peter Palese
Horace W. Goldsmith Professor and Chair of Microbiology, Professor of Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Dr. Jedd Wolchok
Lloyd J. Old Chair for Clinical Investigation, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Jan Vilcek
Professor of Microbiology, NYU School of Medicine

Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Literature
2011

Billy Collins
Distinguished Professor of English, Lehman College; Senior Distinguished Fellow, Winter Park Institute at Rollins College

Heidi Pitlor
Series Editor, The Best American Short Stories Anthology series

Brigid Hughes
Founding Editor, A Public Space

Liesl Schillinger
Writer, Translator, and Literary Critic

Arthur Klebanoff
President, The Scott Meredith Literary Agency and RosettaBooks

Jeffrey Shotts
Senior Editor Graywolf Press

Wayne Miller
Editor, Pleiades: A Journal of New Writing

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