Smits is a 5th year graduate student in the Shvartsman lab. The Procter Fellowship is awarded annually “to students displaying the highest scholarly excellence in graduate work.”
Three MOL graduate students have been awarded 2022 Teaching Awards by the Dean of the Graduate School. Teaching Awards honor those graduate students who have made a significant and exceptional contribution to undergraduate teaching.
MOL BIO major Alice Zhang '10 is featured on the cover of this week's PAW and interviewed about the company she co-founded, Verge Genomics
Researchers at Princeton University and Boston University have uncovered new insights into the role played by the earliest stages of the immune response to SARS-CoV-2 in determining whether patients develop mild or severe forms of COVID-19.
Dr. Rochelle Walensky, director of the CDC, visited Princeton March 24 to tour the University’s COVID-19 testing laboratory and speak about her public health career during a lecture organized by members of the Class of 2022.
KayoThera’s science is based on research conducted by Mark Esposito and Yibin Kang, who co-founded KayoThera in 2019 to pursue the development of therapies based on their research.
A paper published in Science by Philippe Batut, Michael Levine and colleagues explores how genome organization controls gene expression during development, and identifies a novel class of regulatory sequences that bring gene promoters into physical proximity with distant enhancers.
The acclaimed Wolf Prize is awarded to outstanding scientists and artists from around the world, for achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations amongst peoples.
The Council on Science and Technology's Inclusive Science Education research group has had an…
Viruses outnumber humans by about 400 trillion to one, and yet pandemics are rare. Why? Why do a few viruses inflict so much damage, when the vast majority are harmless or even helpful? Those questions drive A.J. te Velthuis, who joined Princeton’s molecular biology faculty in January 2021.
“Jacques was a pioneer in the biochemistry of nucleic acids,” said Lynn Enquist, the Henry L. Hillman Professor of Molecular Biology, Emeritus. “He has a remarkable history of training students and mentoring spectacular faculty.”
In a paper published online and in the December 2, 2021 issue of the journal Nature, researchers from the Donia lab describe their discovery that microbes living in the human digestive tract can inactivate the antidiabetic drug acarbose, which may affect the drug’s impact on the microbiome as well as its efficacy in patients.
The Microbiology Society has selected Bonnie Bassler to receive the 2022 Prize Medal, awarded annually “to an outstanding microbiologist who is a global leader in their field and whose work has had a far-reaching impact beyond the discipline of microbiology.”