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.

Larry Abbott, Emery Neal Brown, Terrence Sejnowski, Haim Sompolinsky, Computational and Theoretical Neuroscience contributions

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

Ruth Lehmann, James Priess & Geraldine Seydoux for embryonic development discoveries

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

Frank Eisenhauer designed instruments that collected evidence for a black hole at the center of our galaxy

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

2022 Women's Rights Lecture

Sara Nelson delivered the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights on October 17

Call for Nominations
Nominations for the 2023 Gruber Prizes are Closed

Nominations for the 2024 Gruber Prizes will open in spring 2023