Research Day spotlights innovative work across University
May 16, 2018

Current sophomore and declared Molecular Biology major Rohan Shah presents his poster titled “Toward an Understanding of Cisplatin Modifications to Cellular RNA.”

Ginger Zakian elected to National Academy of Sciences
May 1, 2018

Ginger Zakian, Harry C. Wiess Professor in the Life Sciences and Professor Molecular Biology, was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

Jared Toettcher receives NSF CAREER Award
April 11, 2018

Assistant Professor Jared Toettcher has been awarded an NSF CAREER Award over five years.

Wühr lab developed new isobaric labeling technique
April 5, 2018

Members of the Wühr lab have developed a new labeling technique that could increase the sensitivity and accuracy of proteomic experiments.

Researchers use light to turn yeast into biochemical factories
March 27, 2018

Researchers in the Toettcher and Avalos labs have found a way to use light to control genetically modified yeast and increase its output of commercially valuable chemicals.

MOL 350 Revisited
March 22, 2018

From state-of-the-art theater lighting to microscopes that can visualize the delicate vascular system of a fruit fly, Princeton undergraduates are getting their hands on some of the most sophisticated equipment available today.

Gail Huber honored for 30 years of service at the University
March 16, 2018

MOL Faculty Assistant Gail Huber was honored at the annual Service Recognition Luncheon for 30 years of service at Princeton. Also honored for 25 years of service were Girish Deshpande, Heping Jiang, and Saw Kyin.

Fertility breakthrough: New research could extend egg health with age
Feb. 23, 2018

A new study from the Murphy lab has identified a drug that extends egg viability in worms, a finding which could theoretically extend women’s fertility by three to six years.

Murthy receives BRAIN grant to study social interactions
Feb. 20, 2018

Mala Murthy is leading a team of Princeton researchers that has received a $2.2 million grant to investigate the brain’s mechanisms at work in social interactions.

MOL major Gabriel Joseph named Knight-Hennessy Scholar
Feb. 19, 2018

Molecular Biology major Gabriel Joseph has been named a Knight-Hennessy Scholar and will pursue an MD degree at Stanford University.

Alex Ploss receives New Jersey Health Foundation award
Feb. 14, 2018

Alexander Ploss, Assistant Professor, has received a New Jersey Health Foundation Innovation Grant to study hepatitis.

Eric Wieschaus given Developmental Biology-SDB Lifetime Achievement Award
Feb. 5, 2018

Eric Wieschaus, Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and Howard Hughes Medical Institute Investigator, was awarded the 2018 Society for Developmental Biology Lifetime Achievement Award for "outstanding and sustained contributions in the field, exceptional mentoring, and service to the scientific community."

Jean Schwarzbauer wins Senior Investigator Award from ASMB
Jan. 31, 2018

Jean Schwarzbauer will be awarded the 2018 Senior Investigator Award from the American Society for Matrix Biology.

Anna Schmedel wins Arthur Epstein Award
Jan. 25, 2018

Anna Schmedel, winner of the 2017 Arthur Epstein Award.  The award is presented annually to a staff member who has demonstrated initiative, teamwork and extraordinary efforts in service to Molecular Biology.

Ploss, Donia and Berry labs receive Intellectual Property Accelerator Funds
Jan. 25, 2018

Three Molecular Biology faculty members submitted technologies that were selected to receive funding through Princeton University’s Intellectual Property Accelerator Fund.