Cancer Institute A national cancer institute
designated cancer center

Mark J. Schnitzer

Honors and Awards

  • Michael & Kate Bárány Young Investigator Award, Biophysical Society (2010)
  • HHMI Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute (2008)
  • Best Techniques Paper, Co-Author, American Society of Biomechanics (2007)
  • W.M. Keck Foundation, Medical Research Program grant, W.M. Keck Foundation (2007)
  • The Brilliant 10, Top ten brilliant scientists under age 40, Popular Science Magazine (2007)
  • NIH Director's Pioneer Award, National Institutes of Health (2007)
  • Terman Fellow, Stanford University (2006)
  • Beckman Interdisciplinary Translational Research Program Award, Stanford University (2005)
  • Fellowship in Science & Engineering, David & Lucille Packard Foundation (2005)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow, Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (2005)
  • Presidential Early Career Award in Science and Engineering 2004, Presented at the White House on June 13, 2005 (2004)
  • Young Investigator Award, Beckman Foundation (2004)
  • Klingenstein Fellowship in the Neurosciences, Klingenstein Foundation (2004)
  • Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, Cognitive & Neural Division (2004)
  • Member of TR100,World's Top 100 Innovators under age 35, Technology Review Magazine (2003)
  • Cutting Edge Basic Research Award (CEBRA) Science, National Institutes of Health (2003)
  • Young Investigator Award (with #1 world ranking), Human Frontiers in Science Program (2002)
  • McKnight Technological Innovations in Neuroscience Award, McKnight Foundation (2000)
  • Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship, Program in Mathematics and Molecular Biology (1998-1999)
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Procter Honorific Fellowship, Princeton Univeristy (1997-1998)
  • Predoctoral Fellowship, American Heart Association (1996-1998)
  • Predoctoral Fellowship, NSF (1993-1996)
  • Winston Churchill Fellowship, Winston Churchill Foundation of the United States (1992-1993)
  • Junior Phi Beta Kappa for top 12 Junior men, Harvard University (1991)
  • Barry Goldwater Fellowship for Excellence in Science, United States, Barry Goldwater Fellowship for Excellence in Science, United States (1990)
  • John Harvard Scholarships, John Harvard Scholarships (1989-1991)
  • Detur Scholar, Harvard University (1989)
  • United States Physics Team, International Physics Olympiad, Bad Ischl, Austria (1988)

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