Sankar Ghosh, Ph.D., professor of immunobiology, molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and molecular, cellular and developmental biology, has received the Ranbaxy Research Award in basic research for the year 2005. The award is given by the Ranbaxy Science Foundation, a non-profit organization established by Ranbaxy Laboratories, India’s largest pharmaceutical company. The award was presented in March at the foundation’s 13th annual symposium in New Delhi. Ghosh studies the role of the regulatory protein NF-κB in immune responses and disease, and explores the therapeutic potential of inhibiting the protein.