2017 LOUNSBERY AWARD PRESENTATION
NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES | PARDIS SABETI | HARVARD UNIVERSITY
The Richard Lounsbery Award is a prize given in alternate years to young (aged 45 and below) French and American scientists to recognize extraordinary scientific achievement in biology and medicine. The prize is intended to stimulate research and encourage reciprocal scientific exchanges between the United States and France.
ABOUT PARDIS SABETI
Dr. Sabeti is the recipient for her groundbreaking contributions to genetics and global health, including development of new methods to study evolutionary selection in humans and viruses, creation of new collaborative models for combating emerging diseases across disciplinary and national borders, and leadership of global efforts to increase data sharing in pandemics including Ebola and Lassa Fever.