for their discovery of large-scale copy number variation and its association with specific diseases



Michael H. Wigler

Professor and Head, Mammalian Cell Genetics Section, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Cold Spring Harbor, NY USA



Charles Lee

Professor and Scientific Director, Jackson Laboratory for Genomic Medicine, Farmington, CT USA



Stephen W. Scherer

Senior Scientist and Director, The Centre for Applied Genomics, The Hospital for Sick Children; Professor and Director, McLaughlin Centre, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON CANADA



for fundamental discoveries concerning eukaryotic transcription and gene regulation



James E. Darnell, Jr.

Vincent Astor Professor Emeritus, Laboratory of Molecular Cell Biology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY USA



Robert G. Roeder

Arnold and Mabel Beckman Professor, Laboratory of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Rockefeller University, New York, NY USA



Robert Tjian

Professor of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structural Biology, Department of Molecular and Cell Biology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA USA, and President, Howard Hughes Medical Institute, Chevy Chase, MD USA



for elucidating molecular mechanisms of pain sensation



David Julius

Morris Herzstein Chair in Molecular Biology and Medicine, Professor and Chair of Physiology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA USA