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Rosenblatt Prize, 2018 to present

2023: Dana Carroll
Dana Carroll, Distinguished Professor of Biochemistry Research, is a game-changing researcher of ethical genome editing. Colleagues say no single individual is more directly responsible for the genome editing revolution than Dana Carroll. His work made it possible to modify DNA in living cells in a targeted way.
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2022: Thure Cerling
Through his pioneering scientific career and his decades of dedication to sharing his knowledge with colleagues around the world, Thure Cerling, who began teaching at the U in 1979, has been instrumental in expanding the use of isotopes as a tool in geoscience and biology.
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2021: Chris Ireland
From Utah to South Korea, Ireland has made a mark as an outstanding researcher, mentor, administrator and diplomat. Chris Ireland was the university’s chief global officer, though his contributions to the university’s global mission extend back nearly two decades.
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2020: Martha Bradley Evans
Martha Bradley-Evans led many of the U's most important student initiatives, all aimed at ensuring every student has an exceptional educational experience and succeeds in their pursuit of a degree. Her scholarship on Mormon history and culture, which she has maintained despite filling numerous administrative positions, is world-class.
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2019: Cynthia Burrows
Cynthia Burrows Her research investigates how DNA and RNA molecules are chemically altered by oxidation processes, and how those alterations can lead to physiological consequences such as cancer. She also studies the repair mechanisms for such alterations, which occur thousands of times in every cell every day. She is considered among the foremost experts in her field, earning the highest respect and accolades from her colleagues and her peers.
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2018: Richard B. Brown
Richard B. Brown has pioneered both solid-state chemical sensors and high performance low-power microsystems and has made critical contributions to both areas. The scholarly and commercial impact of Brown’s research is impressive; he has authored 225 peer-reviewed publications, one of which has been cited more than 3,400 times, according to Google Scholar. He and his students have founded four companies, including his current startup e-SENS, based in Research Park, which develops sensors for monitoring the nation’s water supplies. Since his arrival as dean of the College of Engineering in 2004, Brown has been celebrated for raising the level of academic excellence in the college, and growing the quality and number of graduates.
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