2016 Awarded Albany Prize
2015 Elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society
2014 Vanderbilt Prize
Glenn Award for Research in Biological Mechanisms of Aging, Glenn Foundation for Medical Research
Distinguished Lecturer for Parkinson’s Disease Research, Diana Helis Henry and Adrienne Helis Malvin Medical Research Foundations, Johns Hopkins Institute for Cell Engineering
Methusalem Lecturer, University of Leuven, Belgium
Norton Zinder Distinguished Lecturer, Rockefeller University
2013 DART/New York University Biotechnology Award for Basic Biotechnology, New York University School of Medicine
Howard Taylor Ricketts Award, University of Chicago
2012 Molecular, Cellular and Proteomics Award, Human Proteome Organization
E.B. Wilson Medal, American Society for Cell Biology
2011 Elected to European Molecular Biology Organization, Associate Member (USA)
2010 President’s National Medal of Science (2009)
Mendel Medal, Genetics Society UK
Max Delbrück Medal, Berlin
Doctor of Science honoris causa, Harvard University
International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Medal
2009 Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology Excellence in Science Award
2008 Stein & Moore Award, Protein Society
Otto Warburg Prize, German Society for Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Genetics Society of America Medal for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Genetics
Harvard Centennial Medal for graduate alumni who have made exceptional contributions to society
2007-08 Fellow, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
2007 Nevada Silver Medal for Scientific Achievement
Doctorate of Science honoris causa, Columbia University
2006 Elected to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
University of Illinois Alumni Achievement Award
Sigma Xi William Procter Prize for Academic Achievement
Emil Christian Hansen Gold Medal
2005 Radcliffe Graduate Alumnae Recognition Award
Alexander M. Cruickshank Lecture Award
2004 Elected to Leopoldina, German Academy of Natural Sciences
Senior Scientist Career Achievement Award, Women in Cell Biology
2003 Elected to the American Philosophical Society
2002-03 Dickson Prize in Medicine, Senior Career Recognition Award, University of Pittsburgh
2002 Doctor of Science honoris causa, Ursinus College, Collegeville PA
Doctor of Science honoris causa, Pine Manor College, Chestnut Hill MA
2000 Novartis/Drew Award in Biomedical Research
1999-2001 Albert D Lasker Professor of Medical Sciences, The University of Chicago
1997 MERIT Award, NIH, NIGMS
Elected to the National Academy of Sciences
Elected to the American Academy of Microbiology
1996 Elected to the American Academy of Arts & Sciences