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Awards ("selected")

  • 2015 Honorary Medal (Signal Transduction Society and Cell Communication and Signaling Society)
  • 2015 Ernst W. Bertner Award, MD Anderson Cancer Center
  • 2014 California State Assembly STEM Women of the Year Award
  • 2013 Inaugural Class of Fellows for the AACR Academy
  • 2012 AACR Distinguished Lectureship in Breast Cancer Research
  • 2012 Lifetime Achievement Award, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
  • 2011 Susan Bulkeley Butler Leadership Excellence Award, Purdue University
  • 2011 Breast Cancer Research Foundation’s Jill Rose Award for distinguished biomedical research.
  • 2010 American-Italian Cancer Foundation's The Alexander Bodini Foundation Prize for Scientific Excellence in Medicine
  • 2010 Elected Fellow, National Academy of Sciences
  • 2010 Elected Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry
  • 2009 MERIT Award, US, NIH
  • 2009 Rothschild-Yvette Mayent-Institut Curie Award, Institut Curie
  • 2008 American Cancer Society's Medal of Honor
  • 2008 FASEB – Excellence in Science Award
  • 2008 Mina J. Bissell Award, Portugal (to be given every two years to a person who has changed a field)
  • 2007 Elected Fellow, American Philosophical Society
  • 2007 Inserm International Foreign Scientist of the Year Award, France
  • 2007 Pezcoller Foundation–AACR International Award for Cancer Research
  • 2007 Ted Couch Award and Lectureship in Cancer Research, H. Lee Moffitt Cancer
  • 2005 First Distinguished Scientist Fellowship Award in Medical Sciences, OBER, U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • 2004 Honorary Doctorate, University of Copenhagen
  • 2004 First Discovery Health Channel Medical Honor Medal
  • 2003 Susan G. Komen Foundation Brinker Award
  • 2002 Elected Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 2002 First Innovator Award in Breast Cancer, U.S. Department of Defense
  • 2001 Honoris Docteur Causa, Pierre et Marie Curie University, Paris, France
  • 2000 President, International Society of Differentiation
  • 1999 Eli Lily/Clowes Award of the American Association for Cancer Research
  • 1998 Mellon Award, University of Pittsburgh
  • 1997 Elected Fellow, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
  • 1997 Exceptional Service Award, OBER, U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • 1997 President, American Society of Cell Biology
  • 1996 E.O. Lawrence Award, U.S. Dept. of Energy
  • 1994 Elected Fellow, American Association for Advancement of Science
  • 1993 ASCB Women in Cell Biology Career Recognition Senior Award
  • 1992 John Simon Guggenheim Fellow, Ecôle Normale Superieure, Paris
  • 1987 Wellcome Visiting Professor in Cell Biology, University of Cincinnati Medical School
  • 1985 First Joseph Sadusk Award for Breast Cancer Research
  • 1983 Fogarty Senior Fellow, ICRF, London
  • 1982 Distinguished Visiting Scientist, Queensland Institute Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
  • 1962 Medal of American Institute of Chemists for top Chemistry student at Radcliffe/Harvard College, Cambridge, MA
  • 1958 Medal for top high school student in the country, Iran

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