Awards & Winners

Titia de Lange

Titia de Lange is a professor of Cell Biology and Genetics at Rockefeller University. De Lange obtained her Masters on "Chromatin structure of the human ß-globin gene locus" at the University of Amsterdam in 1981, and subsequently her PhD at the same institution in 1985 with Piet Borst on surface antigen genes in trypanosomes. In 1985 she joined Harold Varmus lab at the University of California, San Francisco and since 1990 she has had a faculty position at the Rockefeller University. In 2013 she won a Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences, worth $3 million, for her research on telomeres.

Awards by Titia de Lange

Check all the awards nominated and won by Titia de Lange.


Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
(For research on telomeres, illuminating how they protect chromosome ends and their role in genome instability in cancer.)