News

  • July 22, 2015

    Molecular Biology Assistant Professor Sabine Petry has been awarded the Humboldt-Princeton Strategic Partnership, along with Assistant Professor Clifford Brangwynne, Chemical and Biological Engineering and Simone B. Reber, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Quantitative Biology.

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  • July 13, 2015

    As of July 1, 2015, Henry L. Hillman professor of molecular biology and professor in the Princeton Neuroscience Institute at Princeton University Lynn Enquist, will become president of the American Society for Microbiology.

    Department Announcement
  • July 6, 2015

    Bonnie L. Bassler, PhD, has been chosen to receive the FASEB 2016 Excellence in Science Award. The award recognizes women whose outstanding career achievements in biological science have contributed significantly to further our understanding of a particular discipline by excellence in research.

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  • June 26, 2015

    From institutions across the Northeast, researchers and science instructors gathered at Princeton University the week of June 14 to explore techniques designed to better engage science students and attract students who are apprehensive about entering a laboratory.

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  • June 24, 2015

    The Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation, which supports early stage investigators engaged in biomedical research that has the potential to significantly advance the understanding, diagnosis, or treatment of disease, has named Ileana Cristea as a 2015 Mallinckrodt Scholar. 

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  • June 19, 2015

    Thomas J. Pohl, a postdoctoral fellow in the Zakian lab, was awarded the Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship for his project “The Role of G-Quadruplex Sequences in Ribosomal DNA Transcription and Ribosome Biogenesis or Function”. 

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  • June 19, 2015

    Phong Lan Thao Tran, a postdoctoral fellow in the Zakian lab, was awarded the 2015 NJ Commission on Cancer Research Scholar Award  for his project “Identifying Proteins that Promote Replication Fork Progression at Protein-DNA Complexes”. 

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  • June 15, 2015

    Alexander Ploss, Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology, was selected to receive a 2015 Merck Irving S. Sigal Memorial Award from the American Society for Microbiology (ASM) for his excellence in research in medical microbiology and infectious disease.  

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  • June 10, 2015

    Bonnie Bassler, Princeton University's Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, was named a 2015 Shaw Laureate in life science and medicine June 1.

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  • June 3, 2015

    Frederick Hughson, Professor of Molecular Biology, received the President's Award for Distinguished Teaching at commencement yesterday.  Hughson specializes in structural cell biology with a particular focus in intracellular transportation and quorum sensing of bacteria.

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  • May 29, 2015

    John Storey, the William R. Harman '63 and Mary-Love Harman Professor in Genomics and professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been awarded the 2015 Mortimer Spiegelman Award by the American Public Health Association (APHA).

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  • May 19, 2015

    Adel Mahmoud, Professor in Molecular Biology and public policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University was recognized with an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Case Western Reserve University on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

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  • May 14, 2015

    Karla Frietze, a fourth year graduate student in the Boulanger lab, was awarded the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research fellowship.  This is the first graduate fellowship sponsored by the NJCBIR for our Department, and the first ever for Princeton University.  

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  • April 29, 2015

    Raymundo Alfaro-Aco and Eric Glynn received the NSF Graduate Award for their research in the Petry Lab.

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  • April 29, 2015

    Justin Silpe was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG / DoD) fellowship to support his interest in studying biofilms from a combined biological, materials science, and engineering perspective.

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