2004: Silver Professor, NYU 2006: Sokol Award for the Sciences, NYU
2007: Elected Fellow of the New York Academy of Sciences; elected Member of the AAAS
2008: Elected Associate Member of EMBO
2014: “Golden Dozen” Teaching Award, NYU
2016: Grand Prix Charles-Mayer, French Academy of Sciences
2018: Elected member of the National Academy of Sciences 2020: Edwin G. Conklin Medal from the Society for Developmental Biology
NIH R01 EY017916 PI: Claude Desplan 2/2007 – 1/2024 Mechanisms of neural patterning and the generation of neural diversity in the brain Investigates how temporal and spatial patterning of neuroblasts generate neural diversity.
NIH R01 EY13012 PI: Claude Desplan 9/1999 – 9/2024 Circuit formation in the visual centers. Investigate how neurons find their target layers and build retinotopy in the optic lobe.
NIH R01 AG058762 PIs: Danny Reinberg & Claude Desplan 9/2018 – 8/2023 Aging and rejuvenation: An ant model to study the regulation of longevity
NYS DoH NYSTEM IIRP00399 PIs: Claude Desplan & Rahul Satija 08/2018–7/2021 From stem cells to differentiated neurons: A single-cell transcriptional approach - NYU Abu Dhabi Multi PI 3/2012 – 8/2022 NYU Abu Dhabi provides students from over 110 nationalities with a merit-based free American undergraduate education. This grant supports the Center for Genomics and Systems Biology.