The Committee on the International Prize for Biology decided to award the 37th (2021) International
Prize for Biology to Dr. Timothy Douglas White, Professor of Integrative Biology and Director of Human
Evolution Research Center, University of California at Berkeley, USA. This year’s Prize is awarded in the field of
the Biology of Human Evolution. Dr. White’s research to date has dramatically advanced our understanding of the different
stages of the human evolutionary process by presenting direct evidence of the fossil record and providing a
meticulous interpretation of it.