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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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Bonnie Bassler elected to the American Philosophical Society

The American Philosophical Society (APS ) announces the election of 35 new members in its April 2012 meeting. Bonnie Bassler, HHMI Investigator and Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology, has been elected among the five new members in the category of biological sciences.

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Professor Bonnie Bassler Elected to the Fellowship of the Royal Society

Bonnie L. Bassler

Bonnie Bassler has made seminal studies on the process of cell-cell signaling in bacteria that have revolutionised the study of microbiology. Her work has transformed the way in which we consider bacterial cell interactions in nature.

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