James Shields Award for Lifetime Contributions to Twin Research

Below you will find an overview of important persons from the twin research field who were awarded for their contribution in Twin research. 

Year Meeting/Location Awarded Person
1980   Ronald Wilson, Louisville KY, USA
1981   Lindon Eaves, Richmond VA, USA
1982   Richard Rose, Bloomington IN, USA
1983   Peter Propping, Bonn, Germany
1984   Hill Goldsmith, Madison WI, USA
1985   Aksel Bertelsen, Aarhus, Denmark
1986 ICTS, Amsterdam Nick Martin, Brisbane, Australia
2001 ICTS, London Jaakko Kaprio, Helsinki, Finland
2002 BGA, Keystone Dorret Boomsma, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2003 BGA, St Louis Andrew Heath, St Louis, MO, USA
2004 ICTS, Odense Michael Neale, Richmond VA, USA
2005 BGA, Hollywood Nancy Segal, Fullerton, CA, USA
2006 BGA, Storrs CT Matt McGue, Minneapolis, MN, USA
2007 BGA, Amsterdam Nancy Pedersen, Stockholm, Sweden
2008 BGA, Louisville KY Greg Carey, Boulder, CO, USA
2009 BGA, Minneapolis MN Eric Turkheimer, Charlottesville, VA, USA
2010 ICTS, Seoul Kaare Christensen, Odense, Denmark
2011 BGA, Newport Paul Lichtenstein, Stockholm, Sweden
2012 ICTS, Florence Tim Spector, London, UK
2013 BGA, Marseille Jennifer Harris, Oslo, Norway
2014 ICTS, Budapest Robert Plomin, London, UK

Galton and Gedda Student Awards

Below you will find an overview of the Galton awardees for best student presentation and Gedda awardees for best poster presentation at the congress

 

 

Year Galton Awardees Gedda Awardees
2004 Odense Kate Morley, Brisbane, Australia Mads Hvid Poulsen, Denmark
  Helle Birkholm-Buch, Denmark  
2007 Ghent Marleen de Moor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands Yusuke Takahashi,Tokyo, Japan
  Yulia Kovas, London, United Kingdom  
2010 Seoul Christian Kandler, Bielefeld, Germany Winner Jonas Mengel-From, Odense, Denmark
  Adina Feldman, Stockholm, Sweden Runner up Karin Verweij, Brisbane, Australia
  Special mention Arianne Lim, South Korea Runner up Jacquelyn Meyers, Richmond, USA
2012 Florence Livia Veselka, London, Canada  
  Line Gjerde, Oslo, Norway  
  Claire Steves, London, UK  
  Esther Kuijper, Amsterdam, The Netherlands  
2014 Budapest Xu Chen, Stockholm, Sweden Tiphaine Martin, London, UK