Britt Adamson joins MOL and the LSI as Assistant Professor
Sept. 24, 2018

Britt’s research goals are to systematically map molecular networks in human cells in order to understand how cells integrate complex information to mount tailored responses to different forms of stress.

Bonnie Bassler receives Schering Prize
Sept. 6, 2018

Schering Stiftung announced Monday, Sept. 3, that they were awarding the 2018 Ernst Schering Prize to Molecular Biology Chair Bonnie Bassler for her pioneering work on bacterial quorum sensing.

Enquist Lab researchers uncover new details of rabies virus movement
Aug. 16, 2018

Enquist lab members find neuron-invading viruses can be blocked by a drug commonly used to treat amoebic dysentery.

International interns engage in dynamic summer research program at Princeton
Aug. 13, 2018

The Kang lab was one of several on campus that hosted students in the International Student Internship Program this summer.

Gitai and Wingreen lab members discover the ‘optimism’ of E. coli bacteria
July 24, 2018

The Gitai and Wingreen labs collaborated to determine how E. coli bacteria respond when they are deprived of three key nutrients: carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus.

Professors Flint and Schüpbach become emeritus
July 2, 2018
Two Professors of Molecular Biology were among the fifteen Princeton University faculty members transferred to emeritus status in recent action by the Board of Trustees: Jane Flint and Gertrud Schüpbach. 

Sarah Jane Flint is a leader in the field of virology. She received her undergraduate and graduate degrees from…

Genetically engineered mice could boost fight against aggressive hepatitis
June 29, 2018

Ploss lab develops new strain of mice which could be useful for testiing therapies for hepatitis delta virus

Ploss lab identifies mechanism for Zika virus infection
June 18, 2018

Qiang Ding, Alexander Ploss, and colleagues have identified one of the mechanisms by which ZIKA virus circumvents immune control to replicate in human cells.

Tom Silhavy receives honorary degree from University of Guelph
June 15, 2018

Tom Silhavy received an honorary degree from the University of Guelph this week, Doctor of Sciences, honoris causa, for his "essential contributions to the undestanding of bacterial growth and behavior."



Researchers can count on improved proteomics method
June 13, 2018

Researchers in the Wühr lab have described an improved method to accurately count the proteins present in a cell.

Professor Adel Mahmoud, global health leader, died June 11 in New York
June 13, 2018

Dr. Adel Mahmoud, beloved teacher, mentor and colleague, died Monday in New York City. Prior to his career at Princeton he was the President of Merck Vaccines and the chair of the Department of Medicine at Case Western Reserve University.

Petry finds missing ingredient to spark the fireworks of life
May 18, 2018

Using a novel imaging technique, Sabine Petry and the researchers in her lab were able to show that a protein called XMAP215 is necessary to creating the nucleus of each microtubule.

Immune cell provides cradle for mammary stem cells
May 18, 2018

A new study from the Kang lab finds that one of the toughest characters in the immune system, the macrophage, has a nurturing side, at least when it comes to guarding the developing breast.

MOL senior Gaby Joseph wins 2018 Spirit of Princeton award
May 16, 2018

MOL BIO senior Gaby Joseph is one of nine students who have been named winners of the 2018 Spirit of Princeton Award, honoring Princeton University undergraduates for positive contributions to campus life.