Tri-institutional Breakout Prize for Junior Investigators

Three winners of the $3 millionĀ Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, Charles L. Sawyers of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Cornelia I. Bargmann of the Rockefeller University and Lewis C. Cantley of Weill Cornell Medical College, have used a portion of their awards to establish a new annual prize for promising postdoctoral trainees. Including financial commitments made by each of their respective institutions, the award will be sustained by a $3 million endowment.