Haim Cedar

Prof. Howard Cedar is professor emeritus in the Department of Developmental Biology and Cancer Research at the Hebrew University where he has been a full professor since 1981. He received his MD and Ph.D. in microbiology from NYU in 1970.
 
He was elected to the European Molecular Biology Organization in 1982, received the Israel Prize in 1999, and became a member of the Israel Academy of Sciences in 2003. His awards and distinctions include the Hestrin Award for Biochemistry (1979), the Hebrew University Outstanding Investigator Award (1991), the Wolf Prize in Medicine (2008), the Emet Prize in Life Sciences (2009), the Gairdner International Award (2011), and the Rothschild Prize (2012)