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Svetlana Mojsov named 2024 recipient of the Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Mojsov's research into hormonal triggers for insulin production led to groundbreaking treatments for diabetes and obesity. She will be presented with the award on April 17.

Luciano Marraffini wins Vilcek Prize in Biomedical Science

Marraffini is honored for his pioneering research on the study of CRISPR-Cas systems.

Yvena Bouillon, the assistant director of e-procurement and inventory control, has died

She was known by her colleagues for both her committed professionalism and her generous spirit.

Rockefeller launches startup incubator

Carlo Yuvienco, the inaugural director of the university’s new Ford Center Incubator, on how the new space will help translate research breakthroughs into market-ready biomedical innovations.

Her scientific breakthrough took 5 years. Getting credit took decades.

Mojsov’s research directly led to blockbuster drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy. She talks about the long quest for proper credit and lessons that can be learned from her experience.

The Rockefeller University joins with leading New York City-area institutions to launch new Chan Zuckerberg research hub

The new research hub will engineer immune cells for early disease prevention, detection, and treatment.

Follow-up statement regarding the violence in Israel and Gaza

Rockefeller University President Richard P. Lifton issued the following statement on the violence in Israel and Gaza on October 12, 2023, in follow up to his October 7, 2023, statement on the topic.

Popular community science festival returns to Rockefeller

Science Saturday brings hundreds of kids back to campus for the first time since 2019.

Statement regarding the violence in Israel and Gaza

In response to the outbreak of violence in Israel and Gaza on October 7, 2023, Rockefeller University President Richard P. Lifton today released the following statement.

New faculty member untangles the mysteries of RNA folding 

Steve Bonilla joined Rockefeller as an assistant professor on October 1, 2023.

Lily Jan and Eve Marder receive 2023 Pearl Meister Greengard Prize

Jan and Marder, who have both made fundamental contributions to neurobiology, were presented with the award in a ceremony on The Rockefeller University campus on September 20.

A conversation with Ashton Murray, Rockefeller’s Chief Diversity Officer

Murray discusses developing strategies and programming grounded in the belief that a true community draws strength from its individuals.

Rockefeller community symposium brings together scientists and local gardeners

Sponsored by the Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion, the event brought together land stewards from across the city in an effort to make soil science more accessible to the local community.

Kivanç Birsoy named a 2023 Blavatnik National Awards finalist

Birsoy is honored for groundbreaking research uncovering metabolic weaknesses of diseased cells, such as cancer, while shedding light on debilitating mitochondrial diseases and rare genetic disorders.

Probing the dynamic forces that move 37 trillion cells in the human body

Gregory Alushin reveals fundamental truths about cellular biomechanics by studying how the wiggly protein strands known as actin filaments bend and flex, crisscross each other, and have tugs of war.

Rockefeller tops an international ranking of research impact

According to the 2023 CWTS Leiden Ranking of over 1,400 universities from 72 countries, Rockefeller has the highest percentage of most frequently cited scientific publications.

Campus tennis court transforms into a new multisport athletic hub

You'll be able to book court time for basketball, pickleball, badminton, futsal, and of course tennis.

36 students receive Ph.D.s at Rockefeller’s 65th convocation

With this week’s ceremony, Rockefeller has granted Ph.D.s in bioscience to 1,431 students. In addition, Ingrid Daubechies, Marc W. Kirschner, and Evelyn G. Lipper received honorary doctor of science degrees.

Studying the cleanup crew of the genome to illuminate a rare disease

Agata Smogorzewska investigates the handful of DNA repair mechanisms that attempt to correct problems, errors, and breakdowns.

Seeking the origin story of de novo genes

Li Zhao studies the intriguing genes that emerge from previously silent or non-coding stretches of DNA.

Pioneering forestry researcher Suzanne Simard to receive the 2023 Lewis Thomas Prize

The author of Finding the Mother Tree: Discovering the Wisdom of the Forest will be presented with Rockefeller’s prestigious science writing award on April 17.

Emil C. Gotschlich, creator of lifesaving vaccines, has died

A molecular chemist whose work has protected millions of people from bacterial meningitis, Gotschlich passed away on February 14. He was 88.

Elaine Fuchs awarded Benjamin Franklin Medal in Life Science

Fuchs receives the honor for illuminating the genetics of skin diseases and the mechanisms that guide skin renewal, yielding insights into aging, inflammation, and cancer.

Remembering a pioneer of chromatin biology

Charles David Allis, a molecular biologist who shaped the field of chromatin biology, died on January 8 at the age of 71.

Markus Library prepares researchers for new NIH data management policy

The library is offering new tools and training to support researchers operating under an updated NIH policy.

A new institute devoted to research on global infectious disease is funded by a $75 million grant

Rockefeller’s new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Institute for Global Infectious Disease Research will provide a framework for international scientific collaboration.

Eight Rockefeller scientists designated most influential researchers

Clarivate, a British analytics company, recognizes individuals "who demonstrate significant and broad influence among their peers in their chosen field or fields of research."

From the piano bench to the lab bench

Gabriel D. Victora is unlocking the mysteries of how the body generates antibodies to defend itself from pathogens. But there was a time when science was not even on his radar.

Shixin Liu wins 2023 Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science

Liu is one of four scientists across the country to receive the prestigious prize, which recognizes scientists who have immigrated to the United States for early-career contributions.

Sohail Tavazoie elected to the National Academy of Medicine

A trailblazing physician-scientist, Tavazoie has substantially expanded our understanding of the mechanisms enabling some tumors to spread from one body site to another. He is the 18th member of Rockefeller’s faculty elected to the academy.
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