A new weapon against bone metastasis? Princeton lab develops antibody to fight cancer
Dec. 11, 2017

Researchers in the Kang lab, in collaboration with Amgen, have developed an antibody to fight bone cancer metastasis.

Gdf3 sets the pattern for embryonic development
Nov. 30, 2017

Researchers in the Burdine lab have discovered that receiving maternal gdf3 is essential for normal embryonic development.

Regeneron exec speaks with MOL students and postdocs
Nov. 27, 2017

Nouhad Husseini '00 of Regeneron Pharmaceuticals presented in the MOL BIO industry speaker series.

Hush, little virus, don’t say a word
Nov. 14, 2017

Researchers in the Enquist lab have discovered a unique latency model system to reveal specific cellular and viral components that can prevent herpes virus latency.

Korennykh lab paper on the November 2017 cover of PLOS Genetics
Nov. 8, 2017

MOL BIO postdoc Jesse Donnovan and Associate Professor Alexei Korennykh's paper, A mutation in the viral sensor 2’-5’-oligoadenylate synthetase 2 causes failure of lactation, was featured on the cover of the November issue of PLOS Genetics.

Carly Lay Geronimo awarded Thomas J. Silhavy Graduate Advocacy Prize
Oct. 10, 2017

Carly Lay Geronimo, a Molecular Biology graduate student in the Zakian Lab, was awarded the Thomas J. Silhavy Graduate Advocacy Prize for 2017.  The Award is for the student who has shown outstanding dedication and service to the Graduate Program in Molecular Biology.

Ileana Cristea receives award for discovery from Human Proteome Organization
Sept. 28, 2017

MOL BIO faculty member Ileana Cristea was presented with an award by the Human Proteome Organization for "Discovery in Protein Sciences"  for her achievements.

Green algae could hold clues for engineering faster-growing crops
Sept. 21, 2017

Two new studies of green algae in the Jonikas and Wingreen labs have revealed new insights into how these organisms siphon carbon dioxide from the air for use in photosynthesis, a key factor in their ability to grow so quickly. Understanding this process may someday help researchers improve the growth rate of crops such as wheat and rice.

Bassler group finds an alternative mode of bacterial quorum sensing
Aug. 18, 2017

In a paper published last month in PLos Pathogens, researchers in the Bassler lab revealed the existence of a new quorum sensing molecule that increases the virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Michael Rale wins HHMI Gilliam Fellowship
Aug. 15, 2017

Michael Rale, a graduate student in the Petry lab, has been selected by HHMI as a Gilliam Fellow.

New signaling pathway uncovered for Yellow Fever Virus
Aug. 15, 2017

Researchers in the Ploss lab have uncovered a critical role for a new immune signaling pathway in controlling infection in Yellow Fever Virus.

Ploss lab reports new system to study chronic hepatitis B
July 25, 2017

Researchers in the Ploss lab have successfully tested a cell-culture system that will allow researches to perform laboratory-based studies of long-term hepatitis B virus infections.

At the cellular level, a child’s loss of a father is associated with increased stress
July 18, 2017

Dan Notterman and colleagues report that the loss of a father has a significant adverse effect on telomeres, the protective nucleoprotein end caps of chromosomes.

Study reveals ways in which cells feel their surroundings
July 18, 2017

A new study led by researchers in the Wingreen lab finds that the typical cell’s environment is highly varied in the stiffness or flexibility of the surrounding tissue, and that to gain a meaningful amount of information about its surroundings, the cell must move around and change shape.

Petry lab receives new funding from partnership with Humboldt University in Berlin
July 17, 2017

Molecular Biology Assistant Professor Sabine Petry is one of three faculty to receive 2017-2018 funding from the renewed strategic partnership of Princeton with Humboldt University in Berlin.