Awards & Winners

Ronald Vale

Date of Birth 11-January-1959
Place of Birth Hollywood
(California, United States of America, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County)
Nationality United States of America
Ronald "Ron" David Vale PhD is a professor of cellular and molecular pharmacology at the University of California, San Francisco. His research is focused on molecular motors particularly on kinesin and dynein. He has been awarded the Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award in 2012 with Michael Sheetz and James Spudich. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the National Academy of Science. He has been an investigator with the Howard Hughes Medical Institute since 1995, and in 2012 was the president of the American Society for Cell Biology.

Awards by Ronald Vale

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Massry Prize
(For their work defining molecular mechanisms of intracellular motility.)


Albert Lasker Award for Basic Medical Research
(For discoveries concerning cytoskeletal motor proteins, machines that move cargoes within cells, contract muscles, and enable cell movements.)