Bassler receives 2015 Shaw Prize in life science and medicine

Bonnie Bassler, Ned Wingreen, Howard Stone

Bonnie Bassler, Princeton University’s Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, was named a 2015 Shaw Prize Laureate in life science and medicine June 1. Bassler will share the $1 million prize for her well-known work in quorum sensing, a widespread process that bacteria use for cell-to-cell communication.