Ricardo Mallarino, assistant professor of molecular biology, has been named a 2021 Vallee Scholar by the Vallee Foundation. The Vallee Scholar Awards Program recognizes outstanding early career scientists at a critical juncture in their careers.
Senior lecturer Heather Thieringer was promoted to the position of University Lecturer on July 1, 2021 in recognition of her outstanding contributions to undergraduate teaching at Princeton University’s Department of Molecular Biology.
Virologists Thomas Shenk and Lynn Enquist are transitioning to Emeritus status. Both have served as chairs of the Department.
The HHMI Gilliam Fellowship supports diversity in science and provides a three-year financial award.
Elizabeth Gavis and Cameron Myhrvold have been awarded Dean for Research Innovation Funding for their collaborative effort on "Tracking RNA in living cells."
Princeton's Molecular Biology Outreach Program presents the pilot episode of Discover It Yourself. This series aims to make science more approachable and accessible by showcasing safe-for-all-ages experiments that can be performed at home.
Alexander Ploss, associate professor and president of Acurasset Therapeutics, won first place in the 2021 Company and Pitch Presentation Competition held by BioNJ in conjunction with their 11th annual BioPartnering Conference on May 18-19.
Gavis is among four Princeton University faculty members who received President’s Awards for Distinguished Teaching at Commencement ceremonies on Sunday, May 16.
Petry's is among three projects, led by faculty teams from across the sciences and engineering, that aim to pioneer new discoveries with the potential to transform entire fields of inquiry and propel innovation. The projects were selected following a competitive application process.
Tess Kichuk, a Molecular Biology student in the Avalos lab, won the Graduate Student Impact Award.
Graduate Student Gabriel Moore was presented with the Diversity and Inclusion Advocacy award by D&I Committee Chair Mohamed Donia
Allison Muraswki and Andrew Bridges were presented with Awards for Achieving Great Science by Professor Ileana Cristea
Professor Yan has been named an Honorary International Member and joins a distinguished list of scholars in the area of Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Molecular Biology.
Orlovsky is one of three Princeton undergraduates to receive this annual award for outstanding undergraduates interested in careers in mathematics, the natural sciences and engineering.
Molecular Biology's Yibin Kang is among three principal investigators heading up the Ludwig Princeton Branch, a new branch of the Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research based at Princeton University.