Genome Valley Excellence Award

Genome Valley Excellence Award was introduced to recognize and honour eminent individuals and organization for their exceptional contribution to the life sciences research & public health. The Government of Telangana had instituted the "Genome Valley Excellency Award" during its first BioAsia 2004 and is being continued in every edition of BioAsia.

Recipient history of Genome Valley Excellence Award includes :
2017

Prof. Kurt Wuthrich

Nobel Laureate, Scripps Research Institute, USA

Johnson & Johnson, USA

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. Paul Stoffels, Worldwide Chairman of Pharma, Chief Scientific Officer, Johnson & Johnson, USA

2016

Prof. Ada E. Yonath

Nobel Laureate, Weizmann Institute of Science, Rehovot, Israel

2015

Prof. Mark Caulfield

Director, Genomics England &William Harvey Research Institute, UK

Nektar Therapeutics Inc., USA

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. Stephen Doberstein, Chief Scientific Officer, Nektar Therapeutics

2014

Prof. Dr. HaraldzurHausen

Nobel Laureate, Former Scientific Director DKFZ, Germany

GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), UK

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. RogerioRibero, President of Emerging Markets, GSK, UK

2013

Padma BhushanDr. MK Bhan

Former Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Biotechnology

Pfizer Inc., USA

Received on behalf of the company by Dr. Freda Lewis-Hall, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (Worldwide), Pfizer Inc., USA

2012

Dr. Seth Berkley

Chief Executive Officer, GAVI Alliance, Geneva

Merck & Co. Inc., NJ, USA

Received on behalf of the company by Mr. Kevin Ali, President (Emerging Markets), Merck & Co. Inc., USA

2011

Padma Bhushan Dr. K. Anji Reddy

Chairman, Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, Hyderabad, India

Beijing Institute of Genomics

Beijing, China

2010

Padma Vibhushan Prof. C. R. Rao

Director of The Center for Multivariate Analysis, Pennsylvania State University, USA.

Prof. Janet Thornton

Director of EMBL European Bio Informatics Institute, Cambridge, UK

2009

Prof. Marc Van Montagu

World Food Prize Laureate, Founder Chairman, Institute of Plant Biotechnology in Developing Countries, Belgium

Dr. Martin Mackay

President, Pfizer Global Research & Development, USA

2008

Prof. Martin J. Evans

Nobel Laureate, Cardiff University, UK

2007

Padma Bhushan Prof. G. Padmanaban

Former Director, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India

2006

Dr. Rama Reddy V Guntaka

Department of Molecular Science, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee, USA

2005

Dr. William Haseltine

Former CEO, Human Genome Sciences, USA

2004

Padma Bhushan Prof. M. S. Swaminathan

World Food Prize Laureate, Chairman, M. S. Swaminathan Research foundation, India

Prof. William Rutter

Chairman Emeritus, Chiron Corporation, USA