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Lewis Thomas Prize to be awarded to Sean B. Carroll

Evolutionary biologist, educator, and author Sean B. Carroll will be presented with The Rockefeller University's Lewis Thomas Prize for Writing about Science at a ceremony on March 14. The award recognizes Carroll's body of work, including his 2013 book Brave Genius: A Scientist, A Philosopher, a...

Luciano Marraffini receives the Hans Sigrist Prize for work on antibiotic resistance

Luciano Marraffini, assistant professor and head of the Laboratory of Bacteriology, has been recognized with the Hans Sigrist Prize for his work developing a new approach to combat antibiotic resistance. This Swiss award, bestowed by the University of Bern, specifically honors Marraffini for mani...

Jean-Laurent Casanova elected to the National Academy of Medicine

Jean-Laurent Casanova, who investigates genetic vulnerability to infectious diseases among children, has been elected to the U.S. National Academy of Medicine, the health and medicine arm of the National Academy of Sciences. Casanova is professor and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Gen...

Two Rockefeller postdocs recognized by Blavatnik Regional Awards

The Blavatnik Regional Awards is honoring two young scientists for their work at Rockefeller. On October 13, the Blavatnik Family Foundation and the New York Academy of Sciences named Hani Goodarzi, a postdoc in Sohail Tavazoie’s laboratory, a 2015 Blavatnik Regional Award Winner in the life scie...

Helen Hobbs will receive the 2015 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

MSNBC Host Rachel Maddow to Present Award Honoring Women in Science to Researcher Whose Work on LDL Cholesterol Led to New Therapeutics NEW YORK, NY—The Rockefeller University has announced that Helen H. Hobbs, MD, will receive the 2015 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize, an annual award recognizing...

Heilbrunn Center announces recipients of its Nurse Scholar Awards

Three nurses at New York state universities have been selected to receive the university’s Heilbrunn Nurse Scholar Awards, which The Rockefeller University awards annually to provide financial support for nurses while they pursue independent research projects. Each one- to two-year award provides...

Joel Cohen and Torsten Wiesel receive Golden Goose Awards for research with unexpected benefits

Joel E. Cohen, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor and head of the Laboratory of Populations, and Torsten Wiesel, President Emeritus and Vincent and Brooke Astor Professor Emeritus, have each received a Golden Goose Award. The award honors federally funded research that may seem obscure but has le...

Luciano Marraffini and Robert Roeder recognized by ASBMB awards

Two Rockefeller scientists, Luciano Marraffini and Robert Roeder, have received awards from the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in recognition for their significant contributions to their fields. A nonprofit scientific and educational organization, the ASBMB announced its ...

Postdoc Shruti Naik wins Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

Shruti Naik, a postdoctoral fellow in Elaine Fuchs’s Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development has won the Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. Awarded by Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Inc., the prize recognizes innovative young scientists based on proposals they submit that have the ...

First Winners of Tri-Institutional Breakout Awards Announced

New Annual Life Sciences Award, Founded By Winners of the Breakthrough Prize, Honors Promising Postdoctoral Researchers at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Rockefeller University and Weill Cornell Medical College NEW YORK, NY — Six young scientists at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center...