Princeton to unveil a portrait of Elaine Fuchs *77

Department Announcement
Posted on May 4, 2022

May 11, 4:30 - 6 p.m.
Icahn Laboratory, Atrium
All are welcome!

Celebrate the unveiling of a portrait of Elaine Fuchs *77, one of several commissioned by Princeton University honoring individuals who have been preeminent in their respective fields, have excelled in the nation’s service and the service of humanity, and have made a significant contribution to Princeton’s culture. These portraits reflect Princeton’s diversity and reaffirm the University’s commitment to become even more diverse and inclusive in the years ahead.

Elaine Fuchs is the Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development at The Rockefeller University and an investigator for the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Her work on the biology and molecular mechanisms of mammalian skin and skin diseases helped lead the modernization of dermatology. She has been awarded the National Medal of Science and Princeton University’s James Madison Medal.