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WLA Prize in photos – 2022 Award Ceremony

Date Nov. 24, 2022

The WLA Prize embraced its inaugural award ceremony in Shanghai on 6 November during the 5th WLA Forum. The Laureates, Michael I. Jordan and Dirk Görlich received the awards in person at the event.

The presenters of the prizes are:

Roger Kornberg, 2006 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry; Chairman, World Laureates Association; Chairman, WLA Prize Management Committee & WLA Prize Awards Committee;

Wu Xiangdong, Executive Director, World Laureates Association; Chairman, WLA Prize Management Committee

Randy Schekman, 2013 Nobel Laureate in Physiology or Medicine; Vice-Chairman, World Laureates Association; Chairman, WLA Prize Selection Committee, Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology, UC Berkeley

Liu Duo, Vice Mayor of Shanghai Municipal People's Government presented the WLA Prize on behalf of the municipality.

From left: Wu Xiangdong, Liu Duo, Roger Kornberg, Randy Schekman
Michael I. Jordan (middle) receives the certificate and the medal at the Award Ceremony of Inaugural WLA Prize held in Shanghai on 6 November.
Wu Xiangdong and Randy Schekman presents the certificate and medal to Dirk Görlich (middle). ​Michael I. Jordan delivers an acceptance speech at the Award Ceremony. ​Dirk Görlich delivers an acceptance speech at the Award Ceremony. ​Roger Kornberg delivers special remarks at the Award Ceremony. John Hennessy, 2017 Turing Award Laureate and Chairman of the WLA Prize Selection Committee, delivers the award speech via video at the Award Ceremony. ​Randy Schekman delivers the award speech at the Award Ceremony. ​Wu Xiangdong gives special remarks at the Award Ceremony. Neil Shen, Steward of Sequoia Capital, Founding and Managing Partner of Sequoia China, gives special remarks via video at the Award Ceremony.