Princeton announces plan for phased reopening of on-campus laboratory research
June 2, 2020

The University has created a plan for the phased resumption of on-campus research. The plan asks faculty and department leadership to create procedures to resume laboratory activities in a safe and orderly manner, while ensuring compliance with University and public health guidelines.

Ileana Cristea Receives Graduate Mentoring Award
May 28, 2020

Ileana Cristea is one of four Princeton University faculty members named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning. She will be honored during the Graduate School’s virtual Hooding ceremony at 4 p.m., Friday, May 29.

Essential Work: Gordon Gray, Princeton’s fly food chef
May 12, 2020

Millions of tiny creatures — and the scientific discoveries that they make possible — depend on one of the essential workers reporting to campus during the pandemic. Gordon Gray is “chef de cuisine” at Princeton’s fly kitchen.

Martin Wühr to receive funding from the Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund
May 12, 2020

Clifford Brangwynne, professor of chemical and biological engineering; Martin Wühr, assistant professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute; and Tom Muir, Professor of Chemistry, have received funding to explore the roles of protein interactions in health and disease.

Katie Peichel *98 elected to the American Society of Arts and Sciences
May 6, 2020

Professor Dr. Catherine (Katie) Petchel *98 was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Katie studied with former Professor Tom Vogt.

Britt Adamson bringing single-cell gene expression studies to a benchtop near you
May 6, 2020

Britt Adamson, together with collaborators, developed improvements to high-throughput technologies that can be used to explore how cells respond to experimentally-induced changes in gene expression.

Ploss and MacMillan labs to map viral-host interactions for COVID-19
April 30, 2020

Responding to a challenge that tragic necessity has thrown to countless research labs around the world, a team from the Ploss lab and the MacMillan lab in the Department of Chemistry will deploy its new cell mapping technology to shed light on the molecular interplay between COVID-19 and its host.

Shirley Tilghman to co-chair Governor’s Restart and Recovery Commission
April 29, 2020

Gov. Phil Murphy announced the appointment of a 21-member commission to advise the administration on the timing and preparation for New Jersey’s recovery from the COVID-19 shutdown.

Ali Nouri *06 fights COVID-19 disinformation as FAS president
April 28, 2020

On the latest episode of the “We Roar” podcast, Ali Nouri *06, president of the Federation of American Scientists (FAS), discusses the types of misinformation and disinformation that have been spread during the COVID-19 pandemic and how his organization is working to fight lies and distortion.

Britt Adamson named 2020 Searle Scholar for studies of genome editing
April 24, 2020

Britt Adamson, an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been named a 2020 Searle Scholar. The program supports bold research programs with the potential to discover fundamental insights and improve health.

Three Graduate Students Post Newest Developments in SARS-CoV-2 Research
April 20, 2020

Jeffrey Lee, Ezra Levy, and Noel Park posted a summary of the most recent SARS-CoV-2 research on Medium, as part of the Department's Graduate Outreach Program (GMOP).

Surgeon Bill Peranteau ’97 Studies Whether Gene Defects Can Be Fixed Prenatally
April 13, 2020

Molecular Biology's Bill Peranteau ’97 is a surgeon who operates on fetuses in the womb. Now he’s studying whether gene defects can be fixed prenatally, too. His work is featured in Princeton Alumni Weekly.

Alumni Gallo and Christophers publish “Love in the time of COVID-19: negligence in the Nicaraguan response”
April 13, 2020

Ben Gallo '17 and Briana Christophers '17 co-authored a paper in The Lancet on negligence in the Nicaraguan response to the pandemic.

Alexander Ploss receives Princeton funding for Covid-19 research
April 10, 2020

With the aim of accelerating solutions to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, Princeton has awarded University funding for seven new faculty-led research initiatives with strong potential for impact.

Ben Winer *19 named Schmidt Science Fellow
April 10, 2020

Molecular Biology's Ben Winer *19 is among 3 Princeton alumni to become Schmidt Science Fellows, a year-long award that aims to develop the next generation of science leaders through interdisciplinary research to solve the world's most pressing problems.