News

  • 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".

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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...

    Research
  • 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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  • 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.

    Department Announcement
  • 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

    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 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 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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