2019 Honorees


Maria Elena Bottazzi, Ph.D.

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Associate Dean, National School of Tropical Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine and Professor, Department of Pediatrics (Tropical Medicine) and Molecular Virology and Microbiology, Baylor College of Medicine and Texas Children’s Hospital


Sharon Dent, Ph.D.

J. Ralph Meadows Chair, Department of Epigenetics and Molecular Carcinogenesis and Director, Virginia Harris Cockrell Cancer Research Center at the Science Park Campus, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center


Vicki Hollub

President and CEO, Occidental Petroleum


Marcia O’Malley, Ph.D.

Stanley C. Moore Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Professor of Computer Science, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Advisor to the Provost, Rice University