BOULDER, Colo. (April 14, 2021)—Dr. Larry Gold, the founder of SomaLogic, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award on behalf of the International Society on Aptamers (INSOAP) for his pioneering and extraordinary contributions to the field of aptamers and therapeutics.
Dr. Gold has been a professor at the University of Colorado at Boulder since 1970. While at the University, he served as the Chairman of the Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Department from 1988 to 1992. Between 1995 and 2013, Dr. Gold received the University of Colorado Boulder Distinguished Lectureship Award, the National Institutes of Health Merit Award, the Career Development Award, the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Colorado Biosciences Association, and the Chiron Prize for Biotechnology. Dr. Gold was also awarded the 8th International Steven Hoogendijk Prize by the Dutch Batavian Society of Experimental Philosophy in 2018.
Dr. Gold has been a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences since 1993 and the National Academy of Sciences since 1995. He is also fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. Dr. Gold serves on the Board of Directors for CompleGen, Plato BioPharma, Lab79, Keck Graduate Institute and the Biological Sciences Curriculum Study.