Lab News

Anisa Salim Ismail receives 2013 L'Oréal USA Fellowships For Women in Science

anisa introAnisa Salim Ismail, a postdoctoral research fellow in molecular biology, studies the commensal (friendly) bacteria found in mammalian intestines and that are critical to human health.

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Bonnie Bassler elected to the European Molecular Biology Organization

bassler featured whThe European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) announces the election of 52 outstanding researchers in life sciences.  Bonnie Bassler, HHMI Investigator and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, has been elected as one of the nine new associate members. 

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Studying the unseen activity in bacteria chatter and a nation's bereavement

Senior Thesis Science In some ways, both of the theses Princeton University senior Sofia Quinodoz took on pertain to an unseen and not fully understood action that is nonetheless felt by those it afflicts, be it in the form of an infection or the void of a loved one suddenly erased.

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Students Awarded NSF Fellowships

The Department of Molecular Biology would like to congratulate graduate students Thomas Bartlett (Gitai Lab), Amanda Hurley (Bassler Lab), Joel Tamayo (First-year rotation student), and undergraduate Sofia Quinodoz (Bassler Lab), recipients of this year's NSF Fellowship Awards.

Bassler to succeed Enquist as MOL chair

 Bonnie L. BasslerAfter 19 years as a professor in the University’s molecular biology department, Professor Bonnie Bassler will begin her term as department chair on July 1.

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