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Philanthropy has been the heart of Carnegie Science since Andrew Carnegie made his first gift of $10 million, which established the institution in 1902.

Many generous individuals and foundations have since demonstrated a commitment to scientific pursuits that create new frontiers, expand human understanding, and launch the next generation of discoveries.  We celebrate your investment in Carnegie Science, which helps our investigators explore beyond traditional boundaries of space, Earth, and life sciences.  You’ve empowered Carnegie scientists with a rare ability to take risks and chart new—often, previously unimagined—research paths.  Together, we are exploring new vistas of knowledge, and we are proud and thankful that you are our partner in this scientific enterprise.

Your support has helped advance Carnegie’s scientific research exploring how a plant species' adaptation is molecularly encoded in their DNA, advancing the study of ovarian follicle development in its most critical stages, how to map the sky with a high-resolution than ever before, and much more.

The following listings include those who have generously supported Carnegie Science, including individuals and those who have given from private foundations and donor-advised funds.


Current Year Giving

The Barbara McClintock Society

Donor Stories

At Carnegie you are free to focus on the science and your research. Discussing important discoveries with colleagues in various disciplines broadens your scientific knowledge and can make all the difference.

Annual contributions from generous individuals allow Carnegie Science to direct funds toward the most urgent needs and most promising research paths. These resources support researchers working at the forefront of bold scientific pursuits, such as Carnegie investigator Barbara McClintock, who won the Nobel Prize in Physiology/Medicine in 1983 for her work on patterns of genetic inheritance. We are thankful for the annual supporters listed below, whose contributions are essential to sustain explorers like McClintock. With the McClintock Society, we recognize the generosity of donors who contribute $10,000 or more in a fiscal year.

$1,000,000 or more

Dr. Nathalie Valette-Silver

$100,000 to $999,999

Anonymous (2)

Michael A. Duffy

Dawn Taylor

David and Catherine Thompson

Michael G. & C. Jane Wilson

Anthony and Susan Wood

$10,000 to $99,999

Anonymous (2)

Craig and Barbara Barrett

Charles Bestor

Sigrid Burton and Max Brennan

Cathy Colloff

John Crawford

John P. de Neufville

Martin and Jacqueline Gellert

Michael and Mary Gellert

Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum

Simon and Charlotte Harrison

Charles Bowditch Hunter

David C. Karlgaard

Douglas E. Koshland

Sandra Krause and William Fitzgerald

Christine McCarthy and Michael McCormick

George F. Ohrstrom

Charles J. and Virginia E. Peterson

Ray and Meredith Rothrock

Laura and Carlton Seaver

Stephen Shectman

Marshall Wais

Matthew Weitzman

Other Individual Giving

Donor Stories

Something of a scientist at heart, I was always drawn to the advances within the scientific and technological arenas.

Carnegie Science depends on and appreciates gifts at all levels and recognizes those who have contributed $9,999 or less this fiscal year. Thank you for your commitment.

$1,000 to $9,999

Peter C. Brockett and Laureen B. Chang

Donald and Linda Brown

Rita Colwell

Gary Conrad and Charlotte Streng

John and Margaret Cross

Steven B. Crystal

John P. Davies

Igor Dawid and Keiko Ozato

William S. Dickey

Brack and Betty Duker

Samuel and Barbara Dyer

Jo Ann Eder

Sandra and Andrew Faber

William B. Fagan

Douglas M. Fambrough

Bruce W. Ferguson and Heather R. Sandiford

Oscar and Toby Fitzgerald

Raymond C. Fletcher

Marilyn L. Fogel and Christopher W. Swarth

David and Carolyn Gambrel

Gary Gardner and Helen Kivnick

Dr. and Mrs. Arthur Gelb

Stuart Gerson and Pamela Somers

Thomas and Josephine Greeley

Arthur R. Grossman and Devaki Bhaya

Stanley R. Hart

Tracy Hauri

Zheng-Hui He

Sandra Hess

Rush D. Holt and Margaret Lancefield

Urs Hölzle and Geeske Joel

Toby M. Horn

Eric and Jill Hubbell

Eric Isaacs and Linda Goldwyn

Mary Jacobs

Theodore and Jacqueline Johnson

Paul and Carolyn Kokulis

Richard and Lisa Kornblith

Thomas and Jessica Korzenecki

Katherine N. Lapp

Gerald D. Laubach

Haozhe Liu

Michael T. Long

Sharon Long and Gilbert Chu

Michael J. MacDermott

Gary and Phoebe Mallard

Dina Mandoli Russell

Ho-kwang and Agnes Mao

James Mattingly and Judith Shure

Dennis McKearin and Rosemarie Rinn

Richard A. and Martha R. Meserve

Robert Meyer and Nancy Valentine

Michael Miller

Charles G. Myers

Nentcho Nentchev

Phillip and Sonia Newmark

Claude Petitjean

Carl S. Pike

Jeffery and Dana Puschell

Peter H. Quail

Theodore Raab and Dominique Bergmann

Aparajit Raghavan and Satyashree Srikanth

Leonard Reed

Seung Yon Rhee

Miquel Ribas-Carbo

Benjamin E. Richter

Robert C. and Louise N. Ritchie

Dame Gillian Sackler

Cristián Samper

Frederick Schwarzenbach and Leslie Prussia

Charles and Inez Sharp

William and Glenna Shawn

James R. Shinkle

David Singer and Diana Kapp

Christopher and Shauna Somerville

Jordan Sorensen and Erik Lin-Greenberg

Randall Speck and Samantha Nolan

Rebecca Stecker

Michael Stein and Judy Rhinestine

Douglas K. Struck

Roger Summons

Somu Sundaramurthy

Tetsuo Takanami

David and Edie Tatel

Michael W. Thacher and Rhonda L. Rundle

John R. Thomas, Ph.D.

Ian Thompson

Scott B. Tollefsen

Alar Toomre

Alan Wang

Zhiyong Wang and Yanli Yang

Mark Welsh

Peter H. Wick

Robert Williamson and Caryl McNeilly

Stewart and Margaret Wills

David and Julianne Worrell

Robert and Roberta Young

Yixian Zheng

Under $1,000

Anonymous (17)

George Abdo

Jagannadham and Lalita Akella

Donald J. Albers

Lorena Alfaro

Khalil Ali

Terry Allard

Emilie M. Allen

Bella Allison

Adam and Amiee Aloi

Mohammed Alsardar

Robert Alschuler

Oscar Alvarado

Katrina Anderson

Thomas Anderson

Cynthia Angell and James Van Artsdalen

Brandon A-Owusu

Jacqueline Apel

David Araiza

Louis G. Arnold

Gaurav Arora

Lawrence and Susan Artes

John and Michele Arthur

Lynnette Asselin

Luciana Astiz

Tri Astraatmadja

Sonja Aulbach

Ulanda Aung

Judy Ayala

Dylan Baker

Paul Baker

Corey Balinsky

Maitri Banerjee

Cheryl A. Bantz

Steve Baragona

Dan and Lena Baram

Benjamin G. Barbin

Dustin Barringer

Camilla W. Barror

Michael Bartles

Gerald Barton

Chaitan Baru

Emile J. Bayle

Philip Beachy and Katrin Andreasson

Michael Bearfoot

Kim Beck

Richard Beggs

Robert and Bernice Beggs

Fatima Belkacem

Harvey E. Belkin

Lyndsay Benedict

Theodore G. Benitt

James D. Bennett

David and Pamela Benson

Richard J. Bergemann and H. Christy Bergemann

David Bergendorf

Sherrill Berger and Robert Robinson

Larry Bergmann

Caitlin Bergstrom

Todd Bernstein

Frederick Bernthal & Heather Lancaster

Wolfgang Bilger

David Blackburn

Carlos Blanco and Susana Fredin

Susan Blaustein

David Boldt and Lorna Schmid

Tom I. Bonner

Christian Borillo

Kurt R. Borski

Philip Bourdillon and Nancy Martin

John D. Bowen

William R. Bowser and Mary A. O'Donnell

Tamara Box

Haralamb Braileanu

Guy F. Brandenburg and Gail T. Murdock

Alison Brooks

Charles and Lucille Brown

Lore E. Brown

Judith Brusslan

Wilfred B. Bryan

William L. Bryan

Mary Budarz

David and Rosemary Buden

Dale Burger

Jerry Burgess

James E. Burke

Richard and Alison Burns

Donald M. Burt

Marie Burton

Richard Butland

Shirley Buzzard

Michele Byrnes

Doug and Linda Cahill

John Cain

John A.R. Caldwell

Mark and Dorothy Calvo

Scott Cameron

Zoe G. Cardon

Jennifer M. Carlson

Richard Carlson and Sonia Esperança

Ali Carmona

Carol Laikin Carpenter

Timothy J. Carr

Dana Carroll

Mimi and Paul Carter

Virginia Carter

Wendy and John Cartmill

Jesse Catir

Edward Celarier and Gail Yano

Morris J. Chalick

Li-Qing Chen

Wen-Ping Chen

Kenneth M. Chick

Matthias Chiquet

David J. Chitwood

Jessica Chmara

Darrell Chodorow and Helaine Resnick

Ronald A. Chong

Joanne Chory

Ida Chow

Arnold Christianson

Daniel Christjohn

Vincenzo Cilino

Dan Cisin

Sophie Clowez

Andrew and Leslie Cockburn

Andrew Cocke

Brad Cohen

Michael P. Cohen

Ronald E. Cohen

John R. and Annette W. Coleman

Linda Coleman

E. William and Catherine Colglazier

Phil Collins

Albert S. Colman

Tamara Winter Compean

John and Bette Cooper

Richard and Margery Coppola

Jaclyn Corona

Ronald M. Costell

Nicole Crain

Roger and Mary Crain

Michael F. Crawford

Terry and Kim Creque

DeLanson and Sandra Crist

Alan Croll

Kristin Crosby

Alan Cross

Dr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Crotty

Craig and Sofia Crutchfield

Douglas G. Currie

Martin Czigler

Owen and Margo Davies

John E. Davis and Bonnie Freeman

Nancy Davis

Nicholas and Lynn Davis

Peter and Jacqueline Davis

Brad Day

Benjamin Dayman

Leonard Deerkoski

Ken and Jacquelyn de Graaf

Vannia De La Cuba

George Delahunty

Wendy De Los Reyes

Zhiping Deng

Robert Denniston and Lavona Grow

Eric Derks

Robert C. DeVries

Sidney and Tamara Diamond

Nestor Diaz-Ordaz

John M. and Jane M. Dick

John F. Dilley

Matt Disen

Pamela Divack

Laura D. Dominguez

Christopher Donahue

Kaitlynn Donahue

Megan E. Donahue

Scot Donato

Crystal Donnelly

Stanley Dranginis

Elena Drei-Horgan

Martin Dresner and Lorrie Westerlund

Arthur A. Drisko

Ashley Dugger

Janice Dunlap

Sinan Duzyurek and Allen Lawrence

Richard Earley

David H. Eggler

Karl Eiholzer and Michele Rhodes

Mark and Linda Eilbert

Seth Eisen

Brice and Margaret Eldridge

Matthew Eldridge

Frank C. Eliot

Bennett Ellenbogen

Bryan and Phyllis Ellickson

Constance B. Elliot

Scott and Leslie Emery

Shelley M. Enger

Robert Eplee

Jay S. Epstein

Brian Eriksen and Carlos Muralles

Wallace and Charlotte Ernst

Porter Eubank and Rita Ryack

Mark Evans

Dr. Rob M. Ewing

Ernest and Cynthia Falke

Mitra Farahbaksh and Arne Petersen

Steven Farber

John E. Farhood

Brent H. Farmer

Eric J. Fearon

Kristen Fegan

Heather Fehr

Steven Ferber

Paul Fermoile

Ned Fetcher

Christopher Field and Nona Chiariello

Kurt Finger

James S. Finucane

Esther Fischer

Alan Fisher

Gail Fisher

Robert S. Fitch

Scott J. Fitzgerald

Joanne Flanders

Mona Lisa Flicker

Carolina Flores-Helizon

John and Mary Fondersmith

Robert and Carole Fontenrose

Margaret Forbes

David C. Fork

Melissa Fortson

Christopher G. Fortune

Thomas Francy

Laurence W. Fredrick

Becky Jo Fredriksson

Katherine Freeman

Richard and Cheryl Freeman

Bevan M. French

Mitchell Friedman

Sonia M. Friedman

Suzanne Furman

John D. Gaffey, Jr.

Allison Gale

Paul Galvin

Joan Gantz

Diane Garfield

Mary L. Garnett

Joseph Gaul, Jr.

Alison Gaynor

Edwin Gaynor

William and Barbara Geffen

Mark Geiger

Mattia Gellera

Susan Gerbi-McIlwain

Jess Gersky

Thomas Gertmenian and Sally Barngrove

Al Getz and Sara Nieves-Grafals

Diana Gibson

M. Charles and Mary Carol Gilbert

Kirsten and Oliver Gildersleeve

Alexander Ginsburg

Carla Gladstone

William and Gayle Glauz

Eitan Glinert and Laura Lacombe

Ken Globus

Jeffry W. Gluth

Jeffrey M. Goecker

David and Koon Goldenberg

Allen and Norma Goldstein

Arlette Goldstein

Paul Gramstad

Barbara Graves and Robert W. Schackmann

Emma Grayeb

Sharon Grazier

Bruce Green

James L. Green

Laura E. Green and Tobias I. Baskin

Michael V. Green

Richard and Lien Green

Cindy Greenbaum

David L. Greenewalt

Frederick deL. Greenewalt

Laura Greenwold

Nanette and Irvin Greif

Brent Grocholski

Michael A. Grusak

John and Deborah Guest

Jennifer Gurganus

Tushar Gurjal

Greg Gurley

Sandra Gust

Ryan Gutierrez

Robert D. Guy

Milo Gwosden

Herbert and Liliane Haas

Michele Haas

Kimberly Haes

William and Dorothy Hagar

Catherine L. Haight

James T. and Patricia A. Haight

Marylee H. Hair-Tinsley

John R. Hale

Barbara and Chet Halleck

Eric Halley

Steven J. Hamilton

Bret D. Hampton

Joseph Haney

Sally Hardin

David C. Hardy

Mrs. P. Edgar Hare

Christian Harriot

Alice I. Harris

Joseph R. Harris and Cynthia Uleman

Regina Harrison and Joe Thrash

William K. Hart

Lisa W. Harter

Karl M. Hartmann

Karen Hatwell

Rob Haworth

Shan Hays

Sandra Hayward

Robert and Margaret Hazen

Kun He

Zuhua He

H. Lawrence Helfer

Julian Heller

Barbara Henderson

Paul Henderson

John Hennigan

Matthew and Amy Henry

Brian and Yoshiko Henslee

George A. Herbert, Jr.

Marc Hersh

Mary Hershberger

Abbe Herzig

Monica Hesling

Aaron and Joanna Hess

John and Ann Hess

Patricia Hickerson

Walter W. Hill, Jr.

Frank Hilldrup

Wendy Hilton

Wayne Hinkel

Hiromu Hino

Robert Hirsch

Neil E. Hoffman

William H. and Patricia G. Hohwiesner

Peter Holbrook

Diane Holt

Lisa L. Holt

Kory Homuth

Melissa Hooper

Morgan Hoover

Michael H. Horner

Robert F. Howard

Michael Hraba

Lawrence Hudson

John Huennekens

Larry and Graciela Huffman

Geoffrey Hunt

Constance Huntsman

Peter and Judith Hurley

Neil Hurwitz

Toshiko Ichiye

Robert Ihsen

Nurani Illahi

Bobby R. Inman

Richard P. and Robin J. Jacobson

Colonel Jack C. James, USMC (Ret.)

Richard S. James

Eileen M. Janas

Gail Janes

Anne Jardine

Dillon Jeffers

Mark Jenness

Elizabeth Johnson

James Johnson

Leonard Johnson and Martha Weiss

Alexander Jones

Terry and Tracie Jones

Martin Jonikas

Sarah and Robert Joseph

Philip and Myrna Justus

Anne Kallfisch

Kenneth J. Kallfisch

Ryan Kamrani

Richard Kapit

Arlene Karesh

Milan M. Karol

Pushpa Kathir

Peter and Jane Katona

Sara Keese

John Keiser

Paul Keiser

Robert and Miriam Kellaway

William Kellner

William and Cynthia Kelly

Thomas and Ann Kelsall

Charles A. Kengla

Karen Kerr

John Kester and Katherine O'Kester

Mbisana Kgakgamatso

Ed Kiessling

Gene Kijowski

Risako Kimura

Marguerite J. Kingston

M.B. Kirkham

William Kleinert

Melanie Knutsen

Charles and Bozena Kohlhase

Taishi and Mai Komori

David C. Koo

Kirk T. Korista

Joseph and Margery Kountzman

G. Gary Kowalczyk

George W. Kralovec

Jonathan Kranz

Audrey S. Krause

Arthur Krieger

Richard W. Krieger, Jr.

James Kurasch

Steven and Nancy L'Hernault

Girard and Nancy LaBossiere

Samantha Lambert

Steven Lambert

Jon M. Landenburger

Roger Lang

Alan and Jessica Langerman

Jorn Larsen-Basse

Marta Laskowski

Amy Latalladi-Fulton

Hans Laufer

Cynthia Laux

Faith LaVelle

Robert and Marjorie Lawrence

Samuel A. and Mary M. Lawrence

Kurt Lawson and Jill Feasley

Harold H. Lee

Herbert Lehman

Peggy G. Lemaux

Stuart Lending

Raymond Lepesqueur

Frederick and Suzanne Lepple

Samuel Lerma

Noah Leslie

Sherry Levensky

Alan E. Levin

Cishan Li

Frances Li

Chentao Lin

Serenella Linares

Jon Lindberg

Brigitte D. Linz

W. Stanley and Hendrina Lisiewicz

Erik N. Littleton

Mary Litzinger

Hongtao Liu

Felix J. Lockman

Robert and Eileen Loeb

Vanessa Lopez

Gerald P. Lorentz

Brian Loretz and Joseph Monreal

Christopher and Catherine Loretz

Christopher Lourenco

Thomas E. Lovejoy

Dennis H. Lowe

Sheng Luan

Christine and Philip Lumb

Mica A. Lunt

John Lyon

Bruce and Laurie Lyons

Peter B. Lyons

Stefanie Van Pelt and Stefan Maas

Glenn MacCullough

James and Amy Macklin

Alan Mager

Anthony P. Mahowald

Steven R. Majewski

Bernard M. Malloy

Jeremy Malson

Bryant Manning

Stephen and Sally Maran

Kyle Marcum

Hal and Melanie Marcus

Stephen Marcus

Sally Marfing

Robert and Joyce Margie

Janet Marott

Barbara C. Martin

Raymond Martin

Rowan Martindale

Joseph Marx

Keith Marzullo

John Mashey and Angela Hey

Peter V. Mason

David Massie

Charles Masten

Mario and Nancy Bennett Mateo

Benjamin Matics

John Matthews

Anthony and Miriam Maturo

Sally Mauerman

David Mauriello

Sharon McAuliffe

Robert H. and Dorothy A. McCallister

Robert McClelland

Thomas McCollom

Kristie McComb

Mary McComb

Francis McCrackin and Michael Geglia

Francis McCubbin

Jim McDermott and Cynthia Kurtz

Hugh McElrath

Ann McElwain

Teresa McGervey

Joyce McGilvray

Elizabeth McGrath

Ariel McIntyre

Cassie McIntyre

Michele McManus

Neil McNamara

Elsie McNeil

Elizabeth Meacham

D. Joel and Mary Mellema

Jeta Menkulasi

Mark and Debbie Menzer

Hugh Merrill

Natasha Metzler

David and Debra Meyer

Dennis F. Miller

Edward S. Miller

Gifford Miller

Stuart J. Miller

Jennifer Milne

William G. Minarik

Kent Mitterer

Richard M. Mitterer

Rosemary Monagan

Michael Montie

Duncan Moore

Jacques and Katharine Moore

John Moore

Jordan and Mari Ann Moore

Joseph F. Moore

Keara Moore

Michael B. Moran

John Morrow

Robert A. Morse

John W. Mothersole

Gary G. Mrenak

Michael Muchow

Eugene and Dorothy Mulligan

John R. Murphy

Seanan Murphy

Bruce L. Murrie

Yoshimi Muto and Claire Khajavi

David Naden

Ralph H. Nafziger

Kornelia Nagy-Koppany

Rodney and Pamela Nakamoto

Stephanie Nashman

H. Richard Naslund

Bernard Nebenzahl

Dimitra Neonakis

Dr. and Mrs. Armand P. Neukermans

Norman and Georgine Neureiter

Trevor and Deborah Neve

Michael A. Newkirk and Olivia P. Garfield

Kevin Nguyen

Samuel T. Nicholson

Niels Nielsen

Garrett Nilsen

Luming Niu

Anthony Noce

John Ray Nooncaster

Jeffrey B. Norman

Donald B. Novotny

Jonathan Nye

Michael and Carol Oberdorfer

Richard and Grace Obermann

Ivan Oelrich

Augustus Oemler, Jr.

Yoichiro Ohne

John Oliva

Michael E. Ollinger

Peter and Janyce Olsen

Shane and Emily Ortega

Mark F. Osborne

John H. and Roberta Overholt

Raymond and Bette Ann Page

Jeffrey and Joan Palmer

Mary Ellen Palowitch

Kristen Palumbo

Ben and Irene Pandit

Manuel Paniagua

Aaron Panofsky

Farhan Panthaki

Monica Parker

Jeffrey A. Levenberg and Sheri Parr

Linda Parshall

Pratik Patel

Robert and Carol Pearcy

Niels M. Pedersen

George H. Pepper

Ileana Pérez-Rodríguez

Nicholas Perkins

Patsy Perlman

Jerry and Carol Perone

Ralph and Mary Perry

John Petricciani

Marc and Brenda Pfeiffer

Randy L. Phelps

Eric Philburn

Terry and Barbara Phillips-Seitz

Jonathan Phinney

Carlos Picone

Stephen Pierce

Elizabeth A. Piotrowski

Emil Polisensky

Holly Pollinger

Michael Pottash

Myles Powers and Carol Rogers

Dean and Barbara Presnall

Bonnie Printz

Candace Pritchard

David Proch

Karen J. Profet

Paul Provance

Laura Puckett

Daniel W. Pugh

Saisatish Pulapa

Stephen Pushor

Jerome and Dena Puskin

Evelynn U. Putnam

Kenneth Quaglio

Terry Quinn and Eleanour Snow

Natasha V. Raikhel

Sampath Ramaswami

Velimir Randic

Bryan Ranharter

Herbert A. Rankin

Dr. Manjunath Rao

Shirley Raps

J. Martin Ratliff and Carol A. Polanskey

Hank Ratrie

Anand Ravulapalli

Shirley A. Rawson

Yuliia Razmakhnina

Patrick Reavey

John Rectenwald and Elise Ambrose

Philip T. Reeker

Joseph Regan

Glenn Reimer

Ed and Sylvia Reis

Stephan and Dori Reissman

Philippe Reymond

Robert Riccio

Daniel W. and Henry A. Rice

Johnhenri Richardson

Leigh Richardson

Lisa Richter

E. Carey Ries

Melinda Risolo

David and Carol Ritz

Faye Rivkin

Keith Roberts and Diane Epperson

Edward Robichaud

Susan Rodgers

Louise B. Rogers

Nana Rokutanda

Pamela C. Ronald

Carolyn Rooney

Ingrid R. Rose

Janet Rose

Suzanne and Irving Rosenthal

Anne Gorelick Rosenwald

Richard and Jane Ross

Dr. Shirley M. Ross

Susan Rothrock and Carol Nachman

Kenneth I. Rothschild

Kathleen Rowan

Bert and Beverly Rude

Michael Rudolph

Tyler Rullman and Teresa Wilkerson

Raymond E. Ruth

Lawrence E. Sager

Kenneth E. Sala, Jr.

Michael Sams and Jennifer Adams

Glenn D. Sandlin

Alexander Sandra

Takiko Sano

Swarnavo Sarkar

John Saul

Kenneth V. Saunders

Kathy Sawyer

Ted A. Scambos

John and Ann Scheid

Gerald and Marsha Scheinman

Caroline Schenkel

Margaret Schepis

Jacqueline and Ralph Scherer

Elizabeth Schiemann

Jeffrey A. Schindler

Kevin C. Schlaufman

Charles Schmitz

Aaron Schneider

Everett Schneider

Christine and Steven Schnider

Christianne Schoedel and John Segal

Julian Schroeder

Robert L. Schulte

William Schulz

François Schweizer

Jock Scott

Amy Secrist

Michael and Patricia Seibert

Brian Seitz

Ross S. Selvidge

Michael Senko

Diego Sequeira

Brian Sesterhenn

Anat Shahar and Aaron Kofner

John Shanklin

Diane Shaw

Julianne Sheehy

Harlan and Beverly Sherwat

Nobumichi Shimizu

Steven Shirey

Isaac Shomer

Carl Shoolman

Arthur Siebens

Stephanie Sigala and James Rhodes

Martin Silfen

Randolph and Diane Sim

Mary Ellen Simon

George and Jamie Sinks

Earl Skelton

Louis and Nancy Slade

Larry Slagle

Martin Slater

David Smith

Eric Smith and Polina Sokolova

Granville Smith

James C. Smith

Ralph and Kathleen Smith

Robert C. Smith

Sally and Jerry Smith

Shannon Smith

David E. Snead

Stephanie Sneed

J. Arthur Snoke

John Snyder

Charles B. Solin

Barbara Sollner-Webb

James Somers

Robert M. Spann

Steven S. Spaulding

Ellen Speer

Matthew Spencer

Allan Spradling and Edie Stern

Ken and Jean Stadel

William Staton

Michael Stebbing

David Steffen and Susan Ohara

Erich W. Steiner

Beth Stekler

David B. Stern

Frances Stewart

John L. Stiff

Jayson Stoinski

Harriett M. Stonehill

Christopher Paul Stoppa

Neil and Leslie Straus

David Straw

Richard L. Strombotne

Kathleen Struck

David Sumner

Paul Sussman

Nugroho H. Suwito

Evan Swarth

Jack Szweda

Peter Tague and Rhea Smith

Kathleen Taimi

Masatoshi Takeichi

Mayuri Tanaka

Haofeng Tang

Gary R. Tanigawa

James Tate and Linda Schmale-Tate

Barbara M. Taylor

Colin Taylor

Leslie C. Taylor

William L. Taylor

Thomas M. Tekach

Richard E. Tenney, Jr.

Daniel TerBush

Dilaun Terry and Val Vaughn

Valery J. Terwilliger

Nanci Teter

Krishna and Patricia Tewari

Alan Thompson

Stephen J. Thompson

Harley Thronson, Jr.

Elaine Tobin

Robin Toblin

Emilie Hooft Toomey and Douglas R. Toomey

John F. Tracy

Jason Travis

Martin Trees and Kristen Olson

Albert and Virginia Tucker

Steven and Shari Tullberg

James and Joyce Tuten

Lucia Tyson

Mark Uretsky and Marian Gordon

Gary and Lynn Vagnette

Stéphanie Val

Robert S. Vance, Jr.

Latha and Sreedhar Vandavasi

Lee Van Duzer

Dr. David Velinsky and Dr. Susan Johntz

John Veselka

Clayton Vickland

Richard and Heidi Vierstra

Katharine Villard

Alberto Vitale Brovarone

Daniel and Eloise Vitiello

Thomas Waddell

Phillip Wadsworth

Mallory and Diana Walker

Marilyn Walker

Richard J. Walker and Mary F. Horan

Douglas and Ellen Wallis

Michael J. Walter

Sonja Walti

Sean Wang

Zhou Wang and Xiaoyan Cai

Sam Warner

Richard Wattis

Sharlene Weatherwax

Skyler Weaver

Maya Wei-Haas

Jiang Wei Hong

Alycia Weinberger and Todd Rosentover

Barbara A. Wenger

James D. Werner

Edward White V

William M. White

Noel Whittaker

Michael Wilcove

James E. Williams

Matthew Williamson

Cope M. Willis

Adam Wilson

Scott Wilson

Sidney Winter

Robert and Janet Wittes

James W. Wolcott

Eric Wolman

Laquita Wood and Geoffrey Kent

Neal L. Wood

Robert Wood

Katherine Woodworth

Frederick Wright and Catherine Seibert

Jean Wright

Juliet Wurr

Dennis Wykoff

Roy Wyscarver and Ann Bryant

Tongda Xu

Robert J. Yamartino

Dong Yang

Xiao Yang

Zhong-Nan Yang

Henry A. Yost

Richard S. Young and Bonnie M. Beamer

Alessandro Zanello and Maria Elena Gutierrez

Robert A. Zarzar

Amanda Zbarsky

Matt and Kelly Zehnder

Sheila and Marvin Zelkowitz

Nancy Zeller

Qiaoshi Zeng

Quinn Zhang

Karen Ziegler

Janine Ziermann

Nicholas Zill

Elizabeth Anne Zimmer

Timothy A. Zimmerlin

Kristofer Zimmerman

Murray Zinoman

James Zurn

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$100,000 to $999,999

Louise J. Stephenson Trust

$10,000 to $99,999

The Abell Foundation, Inc.

The Arkenstone, Ltd.

Bayer AG

The Brinson Foundation


Richard W. Higgins Charitable Foundation

The Johns Hopkins University

Joy in Blue Foundation

Mendel Biotechnology, Inc.

The McMurtry Family Foundation

The Kenneth T. and Eileen L. Norris Foundation

Pasadena Community Foundation

Shell International Exploration and Production, Inc.

The Jean and Sidney Silber Foundation, Inc.

The TSL Foundation

$500 to $9,999


Annual Reviews

Atlantis Research Foundation


Booz Allen Hamilton

The Walt Disney Company Foundation

Gemological Institute of America

Genentech, Inc.

Kramer Family Foundation

Maverick Capital Foundation

Mineralogical Society of America

MonteCedro, Inc.

The Paul & Dottie Foundation

The Rose Hills Foundation

Space Exploration Technologies Corporation

UBS Matching Gifts Program

Gifts In Honor and In Memoriam

Donor Stories

The goal is to provide Yixian with the flexibility to explore new and risky ideas but where that leads exactly is unknown and the most exciting part.

Carnegie Science gratefully recognizes contributions received in tribute to the following individuals:

In Memory of L. Thomas Aldrich

Stanley R. Hart

In Memory of John Almquist

Kathleen Taimi

In Memory of Chip Arp and Allan Sandage

Alar Toomre

In Memory of Walter J. Bantz

Cheryl A. Bantz

In Memory of Davis J. and Mabel C. Bennett

James D. Bennett

In Memory of Arsenia Bisquera Borillo

Christian Borillo

In Memory of Winslow Briggs

Annual Reviews

Joseph A. Berry

Wolfgang Bilger

Judith Brusslan

Zoe G. Cardon

Li-Qing Chen

Xiaoya Chen

Joanne Chory

Sophie Clowez

John and Margaret Cross

John P. Davies

Zhiping Deng

Dr. Rob M. Ewing

Christopher Field and Nona Chiariello

Gary Gardner and Helen Kivnick

Kirsten and Oliver Gildersleeve

Laura E. Green and Tobias I. Baskin

Arthur R. Grossman and Devaki Bhaya

Ryan Gutierrez

Robert D. Guy

Karl M. Hartmann

Kun He

Zheng-Hui He

Zuhua He

Neil E. Hoffman

Urs Hölzle and Geeske Joel

Alexander Jones

Martin Jonikas

Marta Laskowski

Peggy G. Lemaux

Chentao Lin

Hongtao Liu

Sharon Long and Gilbert Chu

Sheng Luan

Dina Mandoli Russell

Jennifer Milne

Carl S. Pike

Peter H. Quail

Theodore Raab and Dominique Bergmann

Natasha V. Raikhel

Philippe Reymond

Seung Yon Rhee

Miquel Ribas-Carbo

Pamela C. Ronald

Julian Schroeder

John Shanklin

James R. Shinkle

Christopher and Shauna Somerville

David B. Stern

Richard and Heidi Vierstra

Zhiyong Wang and Yanli Yang

Sharlene Weatherwax

Jiang Wei Hong

Tongda Xu

Xiao Yang

Zhong-Nan Yang

In Honor of Donald Brown

Nanette and Irvin Greif

In Memory of Louis Brown

Louis G. Arnold

In Honor of Margo Cohen

Alice I. Harris

In Memory of Dr. Jack Colwell

Rita Colwell

In Memory of Gordon L. Davis

Harvey E. Belkin

In Honor of the Department of Plant Biology

Elaine Tobin

In Memory of James D. Ebert

John R. and Annette W. Coleman

Hans Laufer

In Honor of Marilyn Fogel

Gifford Miller

In Honor of Marilyn Fogel and Christopher Swarth

Peter and Judith Hurley

In Honor of Marilyn Fogel's election to the National Academies

Alycia Weinberger and Todd Rosentover

In Honor of Wendy Freedman and John Mulchaey

Joseph Gaul, Jr.

In Memory of David Freeman

Linda Coleman

In Memory of Dr. Leo Friedman

Sonia M. Friedman

In Memory of Drs. Leo Friedman and Carl Sagan

Sonia M. Friedman

In Honor of Joe Gall

Robert and Eileen Loeb

In Honor of Arthur Grossman

Michael and Patricia Seibert

In Memory of P. Edgar Hare

Mrs. P. Edgar Hare

In Memory of Erik Hauri

Tracy Hauri

William G. Minarik

In Memory of Edwin Hubble

Dr. and Mrs. Daniel L. Crotty

In Memory of Matt Johns

Anthony and Miriam Maturo

Nanci Teter

In Honor of David Kurasch

James Kurasch

In Honor of Ms. Xiaojing Liu

Yixian Zheng

In Honor of Dave Mao

Qiaoshi Zeng

In Memory of Donald McClelland

Shelley M. Enger

Karen J. Profet

In Honor of Caryl McNeilly

Robert Williamson

In Memory of Shirley Mirzayoff

Janice Dunlap

In Memory of Dr. William Muehlberger

Gerald Barton

In Honor of John Mulchaey

Sigrid Burton and Max Brennan

Mimi and Paul Carter

In Memory of Alvin E. Nashman

Jessica Chmara

The Furman Family

David C. Karlgaard

Sherry Levensky

Stephanie Nashman

Leigh Richardson

In Honor of Emily Osborne, PhD

Mark F. Osborne

In Honor of Charlotte Panofsky

Aaron Panofsky

In Memory of John T. Penny, Jr.

Bonnie Printz

In Memory of Anthony Perlman

Patsy Perlman

In Memory of Vera Rubin

Jo Ann Eder

David C. Koo

George H. Pepper

In Memory of Peter Ault Tinsley

Marylee H. Hair-Tinsley


Lifetime Giving

The Carnegie Founders Society

When Andrew Carnegie made his original $10 million gift, he did so with the audacious goal of establishing an independent research organization that would increase scientific knowledge for the improvement of humankind. Likewise, members of the Carnegie Founders Society are visionaries who—through their generosity and entrepreneurial spirit—lay the foundations for innovation, ingenuity, and intellectual courage to thrive. With lifetime contributions of $10 million or more, these individuals have empowered Carnegie investigators to pursue the most profound challenges in modern science and truly transform our relationship to the universe and world around us.


Caryl P. Haskins*

William R. Hewlett*

George P. Mitchell*



* Deceased


The Edwin Hubble Society

Donor Stories

To be able to help a young scientist, in a similar way Vera helped me, is a great honor.

Science often requires years of hard work and dedication before major discoveries can be made, and Edwin Hubble Society members make the critical investments that allow our researchers to take calculated risks in pursuit of new knowledge. Carnegie scientist Edwin Hubble, the most famous astronomer of the 20th century, shattered our old concept of cosmology by observing that the universe is vastly larger than we thought and is, in fact, expanding. We are proud to honor the members of the Edwin Hubble Society, who have fostered such extended, paradigm-changing research through their lifetime contributions of $1,000,000-$9,999,999.



D. Euan and Angelica Baird

William H. Gates III

William and Cynthia Gayden

Michael and Mary Gellert

Robert G.* and Alexandra C. Goelet

William T. Golden*

Crawford H. Greenewalt*

David Greenewalt*

Margaretta Greenewalt*

Robert and Margaret Hazen

Margaret and Will Hearst

Richard E. Heckert*

Kazuo and Asako Inamori

Burton* and Deedee McMurtry

Jaylee and Gilbert Mead*

Cary Queen

Deborah Rose, Ph.D.

William J. Rutter

Thomas* and Mary Urban

Dr. Nathalie Valette-Silver~

Sidney J. Weinberg, Jr.*

Michael G. & C. Jane Wilson

The Vannevar Bush Society

Donor Stories

By giving to Carnegie Science we are helping to build a better future.

Vannevar Bush, the renowned leader of American scientific research of his time, served as Carnegie's president from 1939 to 1956. Bush believed in the power of private organizations and the conviction that it is good for humans to know. The Vannevar Bush Society recognizes those who have made lifetime contributions between $100,000 and $999,999.


Anonymous (6)

Philip H. Abelson*

Bruce and Betty Alberts

Mary Anne Nyburg Baker and G. Leonard Baker, Jr.

Craig and Barbara Barrett

Daniel Belin and Kate Ganz

Bradley F. Bennett*

Didier and Brigitte Berthelemot

David P. Brown*

Donald and Linda Brown

Richard Buynitzky*

A. James Clark*

Tom and Anne Cori

John Crawford

H. Clark and Eleanora K. Dalton*

John Diebold*

Jean and Leslie Douglas*

Herbert A. Dropkin

Michael A. Duffy

James Ebert*

Jo Ann Eder

Bruce W. Ferguson and Heather R. Sandiford

Stephen and Janelle Fodor

Karen Fries and Richard Tait

Martin and Jacqueline Gellert

Sibyl R. Golden*

Diane Greene and Mendel Rosenblum

Gary K. Hart and Cary S. Hart

Henrietta W. Hollaender*

Antonia Ax:son Johnson and Goran Ennerfelt

Paul A. Johnson*

Paul and Carolyn Kokulis

Douglas E. Koshland

Gerald D. and Doris* Laubach

Lawrence H. Linden

Michael T. Long

John D. Macomber

Steven L. McKnight

Richard A. and Martha R. Meserve

J. Irwin Miller*

Al* and Honey Nashman

Evelyn Stefansson Nef*

Alexander Pogo*

Elizabeth M. Ramsey*

Ray and Meredith Rothrock~

Vera and Robert Rubin*

Allan R. Sandage*

Leonard Searle*

Allan Spradling

Frank N. Stanton*

Christopher and Margaret Stone

Dawn Taylor

David and Catherine Thompson

William* and Nancy Turner

Marshall Wais

Anthony and Susan Wood~

Laure Woods

The Second Century Legacy Society

Donor Stories

I want to help preserve a world where we pursue the unknown and strive to make our Earth a better place.

The Second Century Legacy Society recognizes individuals who make special commitments to Carnegie Science in support of scientific research and discovery through their wills, living trusts, estate plans, and other forms of planned giving. Members of the Society carry on the vital tradition of philanthropy upon which Carnegie Science was founded, ensuring that throughout Carnegie’s next 100 years, we have the resources to broaden scientific knowledge and cultivate future generations of leading scientists. Through planned gifts, members meet their charitable and financial goals while creating legacies that support the research areas most important to them. We gratefully acknowledge these dedicated supporters, whose impact will be felt in tomorrow’s research advances.


Anonymous (4)~

Philip H. Abelson*

Paul A. Armond, Jr.

Liselotte Beach*

Bradley F. Bennett*

Francis R. Boyd, Jr.*

Lore E. Brown

Gordon* and Cynthia Burley

Sigrid Burton and Max Brennan

Richard Buynitzky*

Eleanor Gish Crow*

H. Clark and Eleanora K. Dalton*

Hugh H. Darby*

Herbert A. Dropkin

Susan Farkas

Nina V. Fedoroff

Julie D. Forbush*

William T. Golden*

Crawford H. Greenewalt*

Margaretta Greenewalt*

David C. Hardy

Mrs. P. Edgar Hare

Gary K. Hart and Cary S. Hart

Caryl P. Haskins*

Robert and Margaret Hazen

Richard E. Heckert*

Henrietta W. Hollaender*

Neil Hurwitz 

Paul A. Johnson*

Paul and Carolyn Kokulis

Mary G. Laufenberg

Nancy Lee Gilbert and Karen* Levin

Chester B.* and Barbara C. Martin

Al* and Honey Nashman

Charles J. and Virginia E. Peterson

Alexander Pogo*

Elizabeth M. Ramsey*

Holly M. Ruess

Allan R. Sandage*

Leonard Searle*

Maxine and Daniel Singer

Frank N. Stanton*

Fay M. Stetzer*

Thomas H. B. Symons, C.C.

John R. Thomas, Ph.D.

Ian Thompson

Hatim A. Tyabji

William M. White

Robert and Roberta Young *


* Deceased
~ New Member



Carnegie Science has made every effort to present an accurate and complete list of donors for the period July 1, 2019 to June 30, 2020.  If we have made an error in recognizing your gift, please accept our sincerest apology and contact so that we can make the necessary corrections.  Thank you.