Storey receives Mortimer Spiegelman Award for health statisticians under 40
May 29, 2015

John Storey, the William R. Harman '63 and Mary-Love Harman Professor in Genomics and professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has been awarded the 2015 Mortimer Spiegelman Award by the American Public Health Association (APHA).

Adel Mahmoud receives honorary degree from Case Western Reserve University
May 19, 2015

Adel Mahmoud, Professor in Molecular Biology and public policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University was recognized with an honorary Doctor of Science degree at Case Western Reserve University on Sunday, May 17, 2015.

Karla Frietz awarded the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research Fellowship
May 14, 2015

Karla Frietze, a fourth year graduate student in the Boulanger lab, was awarded the New Jersey Commission on Brain Injury Research fellowship.  This is the first graduate fellowship sponsored by the NJCBIR for our Department, and the first ever for Princeton University.  

Raymundo Alfaro-Aco and Eric Glynn were awarded the NSF graduate research fellowship
April 29, 2015

Raymundo Alfaro-Aco and Eric Glynn received the NSF Graduate Award for their research in the Petry Lab.

Justin Silpe Awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG / DoD) Fellowship
April 29, 2015

Justin Silpe was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate (NDSEG / DoD) fellowship to support his interest in studying biofilms from a combined biological, materials science, and engineering perspective.

Letting go of the (genetic) apron strings (Cell)
March 21, 2015

A new study from Princeton University researchers sheds light on the handing over of genetic control from mother to offspring early in development. Learning how organisms manage this transition could help researchers understand larger questions about how embryos regulate cell division and differentiation into new types of cells.

Innovation funds awarded to support natural sciences, humanities projects and industry collaborations
Feb. 24, 2015

Two projects in the Department of Molecular Biology have been awarded support through Princeton University's Dean for Research innovation funds.

Genome-wide search reveals new genes involved in long-term memory (Neuron)
Jan. 28, 2015

A new study has identified genes involved in long-term memory in the worm as part of research aimed at finding ways to retain cognitive abilities during aging.