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Rockefeller hosts the first New York City symposium on human genetics

...Spearheaded by Rockefeller professor Jean-Laurent Casanova, who is working closely with physician-scientist Bruce Gelb at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and geneticist David Goldstein at Columbia University, the group plans to organize two meetings annually. “The goal is to build a loc...

Science online: April 11, 2013

Pollard, Catherine Gaud, Pierre Frange, Daniel Orbach, Jean-Francois Emile, Jean-Louis Stephan, Ricardo Sorensen, Alessandro Plebani, Lennart Hammarstrom, Mary Ellen Conley, Licia Selleri and Jean-Laurent Casanova

Researchers develop gene-filtering tool to identify disease-causing mutations

...A new tool, developed by scientists in Jean-Laurent Casanova’s St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases at Rockefeller University aims to predict whether a given human gene is likely to harbor disease-causing mutations. The hope is that their tool, described the Proceedings of...

Nature Immunology online: October 28, 2012

Nature Immunology online: October 28, 2012 Immunodeficiency, autoinflammation and amylopectinosis in humans with inherited HOIL-1 and LUBAC deficiency Bertrand Boisson, Emmanuel Laplantine, Carolina Prando, Silvia Giliani, Elisabeth  Israelsson, Zhaohui Xu, Avinash Abhyankar, Laura Israël, Giraldi...

Michel C. Nussenzweig honored with the 2016 Robert Koch Award

...Jean-Laurent Casanova received the prize in 2014 for his work on understanding host genes and their products in infectious diseases, and Charles Rice won it last year for his groundbreaking work on the hepatitis C virus. In addition, Ralph Steinman won in 1999 for discovering dendritic cells and the...

Charles Rice wins Belgium’s highest scientific prize

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, professor and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, won the award in 2011.

Nature Genetics 44: 1255-1259 (10-21-12)

Nature Genetics 44: 1255-1259 De novo gain-of-function KCNT1 channel mutations cause malignant migrating partial seizures of infancy Giulia Barcia, Matthew R Fleming, Aline Deligniere, Valeswara-Rao Gazula, Maile  R Brown, Maeva Langouet, Haijun Chen, Jack Kronengold, Avinash Abhyankar, Roberta Cil...

Journal of Experimental Medicine 210: 2739-2753 (11-18-13)

...Holland, Gulbu Uzel, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Cindy S. Ma and Stuart G. Tangye

Gene is linked to deadly runaway fungal infection

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, and colleagues examined the genomes of 17 people who had deep dermatophytosis but were otherwise healthy — their immune systems were working well and should have been able to fight off infection. The researcher...

Developmental Cell 22: 913-926 (May 15, 2012)

Harvey, Jean-Laurent Casanova, Licia Selleri

Recent Awards and Honors

Gabriel Victora named recipient of an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

Gabriel Victora named recipient of an NIH Director’s Pioneer Award

October 2, 2018

Victora, head of the Laboratory of Lymphocyte Dynamics, received this grant to expand his novel method that makes it possible to monitor physical interactions between cells.

hixin Liu and Jeremy Rock have each received NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

Shixin Liu and Jeremy Rock have each received NIH Director’s New Innovator Awards

October 2, 2018

Liu, head of the Laboratory of Nanoscale Biophysics and Biochemistry, and Rock, head of the Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology, received grants that are part of the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program.

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Rockefeller in the News

Harper's Magazine

Jeffrey Friedman examines how World War I delayed a treatment for diabetes and derailed one man’s chance at immortality.

Science

"Error-free genomes from a broad sampling of vertebrates will enable researchers 'to address questions not possible to [answer] before,' adds neuroscientist Erich Jarvis of The Rockefeller University in New York City, who leads G10K."

New York Times

By looking at which genes are activated in the brains of queens and workers of different ant species, Dr. [Daniel] Kronauer and his colleagues determined that a hormone called insulin-peptide 2, or ILP2, played the most important role.

 

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