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Peter Greenberg, PhD, professor of microbiology at UW School of Medicine, won Spain’s Princess of Asturias Award for Scientific and Technical Research for 2023. He shares this prestigious award with biologists Jeffrey Gordon, PhD, and Bonnie Bassler, PhD.

The Princess of Asturias Award jury said the three were chosen for their contributions to research into the essential role of communities of microorganisms in life on earth.

Greenberg was also recently honored with the 2023 Gairdner International Award.