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.

Ruth Lehmann, James Priess & Geraldine Seydoux made pioneering discoveries in embryonic development 

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

Christine Petit & Christopher A. Walsh elucidated mechanisms underlying hereditary disorders

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

Marc KamionkowskiUroš Seljak & Matias Zaldarriaga, essential contributions to early universe study

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

2022 Women's Rights Lecture

Jocelyn Samuels delivered the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights on March 7

Call for Nominations

Nominations to the 2022 Gruber Prizes are closed