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Nieng Yan Elected as National Academy of Sciences Foreign Associate
May 1, 2019

Professor Nieng Yan is among four Princeton faculty elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Loxo Oncology CEO and COO meet with students and postdocs
April 19, 2019

Josh Bilenker MD '94 and Jake Van Naarden '06 engaged with students and postdocs as they recounted the genesis of Loxo Oncology

Zakian elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences
April 17, 2019

Molecular Biology Professor Virginia Zakian is one of six Princeton faculty members elected to the Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Eszter Posfai opens lab
April 17, 2019

Eszter Posfai started as an Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University in January 2019. Her laboratory will focus on understanding mammalian preimplantation embryo formation using quantitative approaches. Originally from Szeged, Hungary she received an MSc in Molecular Biology and Genetics from the University of…

Mark Esposito, Yibin Kang discover an interaction that helps cancers spread to bone
April 15, 2019

Kang Lab researchers have discovered a factor that promotes the spread of cancers to bone, opening the way toward treatments that could mitigate cancer’s ability to colonize bone. The study by Mark Esposito, Yibin Kang and colleagues appears in the April 15 issue of Nature Cell Biology.

Sha Li named Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellow
April 15, 2019

A postdoc in the lab of Ricardo Mallarino, Sha Li has been named one of Princeton's first Presidential Postdoctoral Research Fellows.

 
Ricardo Mallarino named 2019 Searle Scholar
April 1, 2019

Mallarino was selected for his project “How to Build a Gliding Mammal: Deciphering the Positional Regulatory Code of Mammalian Skin.” His lab studies two mammal models, striped rodents and gliding mammals, to understand how genes encode for skin and hair pigmentation and gliding mechanisms.

 
Wieschaus named fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research
March 25, 2019

The American Association for Cancer Research announced today that Eric Wieschaus, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, is one of 22 newly elected fellows of the AACR Academy.

Martin Jonikas leads Princeton effort to build Algal library
March 18, 2019

It takes thousands of genes to build the photosynthetic machinery that plants need to harness sunlight for growth. And yet, researchers don’t know exactly how these genes work.

William Jacobs, pioneer in plant physiology, dies at 99
March 18, 2019

William Jacobs, professor of biology, emeritus, and a renowned botanist who studied and explained the hormonal basis of plant development, died March 3 in Princeton, New Jersey. He was 99.

Bassler Research Collaboration with Microsoft Featured on their Innovation Stories
March 12, 2019

A post for Microsoft’s Innovation Stories blog describes the Station B platform, which researchers from Princeton will test to investigate the formation of biofilms — surface-associated communities of bacteria that are the leading cause of microbial infection worldwide.

Ned Wingreen's Recent Research on T-Cells Published
March 12, 2019

T cells are like the special ops forces of the immune system, detecting and killing infected cells. When a new threat is detected, the cells ramp up from just a few sentry cells to a full platoon. But how does the immune system make just the right amount of T cells, when the starting populations of T cells vary?

Ricardo Mallarino Awarded Sloan Research Fellowship
Feb. 21, 2019

 

 

Assistant Professor Ricardo Mallarino was selected to receive a 2019 Sloan Research Fellowship, a highly competitive grant given to outstanding young scholars working at the frontiers of their fields.

Princeton-Rutgers M.D.-Ph.D. program trains future physicians in scientific research
Feb. 11, 2019

Fifteen graduate students at Princeton are training to be doctors through a joint program between Princeton University and Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School.

Princeton IP accelerator funding awarded to Professor Alexander Ploss for yellow fever research
Feb. 6, 2019

Alexander Ploss and his team will receive funding to explore new ways to treat yellow fever using mice with humanized immune systems.