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The Vilcek Prize in Culinary Arts is bestowed to chef Marcus Samuelsson for culinary excellence and artistry, as well as creative, impactful engagement with a wide range of social issues through culinary arts.
Austrian-born Angelika Amon is awarded the 2019 Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science!
Chef Nite Yun explores her Cambodian roots through fresh, small-batch culinary creations.
Mikhail G. Shapiro, born in Russia (then Soviet Union) is driving innovation in biomedical engineering as a professor at California Institute of Technology.
Indian-born Amit Choudhary is transforming his chosen fields of chemistry and biology.
Carmen C. Bambach is awarded the first-ever Vilcek Prize for Excellence! Originally from Chile, Carmen brings an immigrant's perspective to her work as a curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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