The George Gamow Prize Ceremony is taking place in St. Petersburg, Florida. It is awarded by the Russian-American Association of Scientists.
This year the prize was received by philologist Mark Lipovetsky and biochemist Vadim Gladyshev. The ceremony is held in face-to-face and virtual format.
Lipovetsky received an award for his research on contemporary postmodern Russian literature. Gladyshev – for his study of the molecular mechanisms of aging.