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.

Stuart H. Orkin’s  work has revolutionized our understanding of the genetics of inherited blood disorders 

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

Lars Hernquist and Volker Springel’s computer simulations  revolutionized the study of processes behind the structure of the cosmos

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

Friedrich Bonhoeffer, Corey Goodman and Marc Tessier-Lavigne elucidated molecular mechanisms that guide developing axons to targets

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

2021 Women's Rights Lecture

Cecile Richards delivered the Gruber Distinguished Lecture in Women’s Rights on March 8.

Call for Nominations

Nominations to the 2021 Gruber Prizes are now closed.