The Dan David Prize is a joint, international enterprise, endowed
by the Dan David foundation and headquartered at Tel Aviv University.
The Dan David Prize recognizes and encourages innovative and interdisciplinary research that cuts across traditional boundaries and paradigms. It aims to foster universal values of excellence, creativity, justice, democracy and progress and to promote the scientific, technological and humanistic achievements that advance and improve our world.
The Dan David Prize covers three time dimensions - Past, Present and Future - that represent realms of human achievement.
2011 Past - Evolution : Marcus Feldman, Professor, Department of Biology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
2011 Future - Ageing-Facing the Challenge: Cynthia Kenyon, Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, University of California, San Francisco Director, UCSF Hillblom Center for the Biology of Ageing, American Cancer Society Research Professor
2011 Future - Ageing-Facing the Challenge: Gary Ruvkun, Professor of Genetics, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard University