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Legendary Hollywood directors and renowned researchers awarded 2011 Dan David Prizes
Date:5/18/2011

An audience of prominent philanthropists, statesmen, academics, and business figures from around the world graced the Tel Aviv University campus on Sunday, May 15, for this year's prestigious Dan David Prize award ceremony. Among them were President Shimon Peres of Israel; Italian president Giorgio Napolitano, who won the Dan David Prize for his dedication to parliamentary democracy last year; Prof. Joseph Klafter, President of Tel Aviv University and Chairman of the Board of the Dan David Prize; and Dan David, international businessman and founder of the achievement prizes.

The 2011 awards were presented to:

  • Joel and Ethan Coen, for their achievements in the field of cinema and society. The Coen brothers make a creative partnership unique in the history of filmmaking. Their control over final cut of their films, their grasp of film genres, black comedy, and their capacity to bring narrative complexity to apparently simple plots have become hallmarks of their films. Their impressive body of work includes Blood Simple, The Big Lebowski, Fargo, No Country for Old Men, and Barton Fink.

  • Prof. Marcus Feldman of Stanford University, for his work in the field of animal and plant evolution. Prof. Feldman has produced conceptual results of broad interest in the domain of animal and plant evolution. His work has led to highly focused insights of cultural significance in different civilizations, not only exploring basic scientific topics, but also investigating the societal consequences of the conclusions he draws in terms of models of evolution.

  • Prof. Cynthia Kenyon of the University of California, San Francisco, and Prof. Gary Ruvkun of the Harvard Medical School, for their work in human longevity. Prof. Kenyon is a visionary whose work has established that aging is genetically regulated. Prof. Ruvkun discovered that a hormone similar to human insulin is key to longevity. Kenyon and Ruvkun's pioneering work suggests th
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Contact: George Hunka
ghunka@aftau.org
212-742-9070
American Friends of Tel Aviv University
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