News

  • October 21, 2015

    Every day, people act in response to countless external stimuli, activities in the outside world that result in a specific behavior. An oncoming car causes a pedestrian in a bustling city to jump back to the curb. Someone tells a joke that makes you laugh. You call someone's name causing that person to stop and turn around.

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  • October 15, 2015

    The Department of Molecular Biology held its 31st Annual Retreat at Frick Chemistry Laboratory on campus this year and awarded a total of eight awards to MOL postdocs and graduate students.

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • October 13, 2015

    Princeton University faculty members Mohamed Abou Donia, an assistant professor of molecular biology, and Mohammad Seyedsayamdost, an assistant professor of chemistry and associate faculty of molecular biology, were among 41 researchers nationwide to receive 2015 New Innovator Awards from the National Institutes of Health.

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • October 8, 2015

    Lords of the fruit flies: What goes into fruit fly courtship? It might seem like an odd question, but understanding its neural underpinnings--and studying the male-female interactions at the milliscale level--could help us better understand the complexities of social behavior

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • October 8, 2015

    Princeton University faculty members Zemer Gitai, professor of molecular biology, and ColeenZemer Gitai Murphy, professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, are among 13 researchers nationwide to receive 2015 Pioneer Awards from the National Institutes of Health.

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • October 7, 2015

    Zhuo (Rory) Li, a graduate student in the Kang lab, was awarded the HHMI International Student Research Fellowship.

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  • October 7, 2015

    Minhong Shen, a postdoctoral fellow in the Kang laboratory, was awarded the NJCCR fellowship for his research focusing on the role of MTDH in breast cancer.

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  • September 1, 2015

    Antoni Celià-Terrasa, a postdoctoral fellow in the Kang lab, was awarded the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation postdoctoral fellowship award for his research proposal entitled "Ubiquitin-dependent regulation of EMT in breast cancer metastasis".

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • August 28, 2015

    Mark Esposito, a graduate student in the Kang lab was awarded the pre-doctoral F31 fellowship for his research proposal entitled Exploration of the dynamics of E-selectin interaction in breast cancer metastasis.

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • July 31, 2015

    Raymundo Alfaro-Aco, a second year graduate student in the Petry lab, was awarded the first HHMI Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study for our department.  His research aims to elucidate how microtubules are generated from microtubule organizing centers.

    Grants, Fellowships and Awards
  • July 29, 2015

    Adel Mahmoud's interview with Ed Silverman from The Wall Street Journal.

    There may be numerous infectious diseases that regularly claim untold numbers of lives around the world, but there are few vaccine candidates for combating these ailments...

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  • July 23, 2015

    The Department of Molecular Biology is pleased to announce the inauguration of the Nikon Center of Excellence, a cutting-edge microscopy facility that is mutually beneficial for both the University and Nikon.

    Department Announcement
  • 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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