Prof. Timor Baasov
Technion - Israel Institute of Technology
For developing new aminoglycosides as therapeutic agents for the treatment of genetic diseases caused by stop-codon mutations.
Prof. David (Didi) Margulies
The Weizmann Institute of Science
For developing highly sensitive pattern-generating fluorescent sensors and for applying these molecular-size “noses” for pharmaceutical quality assurance, discrimination among drugs and determination of protein populations within a living cell.