The Gruber Foundation honors individuals in the fields of Cosmology, Genetics, Neuroscience, Justice, and Women's Rights, whose groundbreaking work provides new models that inspire and enable fundamental shifts in knowledge and culture.

Bonnie Bassler made pioneering discoveries on bacterial communication

The Gruber Program for Global Justice and Women’s Rights is administered by Yale Law School.

Joseph S. Takahashi did pioneering work on the molecular and genetic basis of circadian rhythms in mammals

Awarded to highest ranked applicants to Yale PhD programs in the life sciences, cosmology, and astrophysics

Nicholas Kaiser and Joseph Silk made vital contributions on dark matter and relic Big Bang radiation

Young Scientists Awards recognize the achievements of brilliant early-career scientists from around the world.

2020 Global Justice Lecture

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II delivered the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Global Justice on February 24.

Call for Nominations

Nominations to the 2020 Gruber Prizes are now closed.