C. David Allis and Michael Grunstein

David Allis and Michael Grunstein for discoveries elucidating how gene expression is influenced by chemical modification of histones—the proteins that package DNA within chromosomes

John B. Glen

John Glen for the discovery and development of propofol, the most widely used agent for induction of anesthesia in patients throughout the world

Joan Argetsinger Steitz

Joan Argetsinger Steitz for four decades of leadership in science

Roy Fox Lichtenstein

What Makes a Piece of Art or Science a Masterpiece?

Critics of art and philosophers of science have long wrestled with the question of what elevates a piece of art or a set of experiments to masterpiece status.