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Nature Genetics: December 11, 2011

Nature Genetics online: December 11, 2011 Mutations at a single codon in Mad homology 2 domain of SMAD4 cause Myhre syndrome Carine Le Goff, Clémentine Mahaut, Avinash Abhyankar, Wilfried Le Goff, Valérie Serre, Alexandra Afenjar, Anne Destrée, Maja di Rocco, Delphine Héron, Sébastien Jacquemon...

Clinical immunologist to join Rockefeller University

THANIA BENIOS In September, pediatrician and immunologist Jean-Laurent Casanova will join the Rockefeller University faculty as professor of medicine and head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases. The appointment of Dr. Casanova, who comes to Rockefeller from Hospital Necker...

Genetic epidemiologist named visiting professor

ZACH VEILLEUX Laurent Abel, a geneticist interested in infectious diseases, has been appointed a visiting professor and member of Jean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Disease. Though he will continue to be based in France — his existing laboratory is at the Neck...

Milestones

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, the Presidential Award from the Clinical Immunology Society. Dr. Casanova researches the genetic basis of pediatric infectious diseases and is head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases and a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Jean-Lau...

Clinical immunologist to join Rockefeller University

Jean-Laurent Casanova, a distinguished pediatrician and immunologist, will join the faculty at The Rockefeller University as professor of medicine and head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases in September 2008. Casanova, who comes from Hospital Necker for Sick Children in Par...

Milestones

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, a 2014 Sanofi-Institut Pasteur Award, recognizing scientific progress in the life sciences. Dr. Casanova is being honored for his discovery of the role of single-gene mutations in infectious diseases, leading to novel treatments for certain pediatric diseases. As this year’s...

Charles M. Rice awarded Dautrebande Prize

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, senior attending physician at The Rockefeller University Hospital and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases received the award in 2004 while at the Necker Medical School in Paris.

Protein proves vital in immune response to bacteria

...But the lab, headed by Senior Attending Physician Jean-Laurent Casanova, tapped into their database of 300 people with what’s known as Mendelian susceptibility to mycobacterial disease, a rare disorder that predisposes individuals to become severely ill from exposure to mycobacteria, even weak str...

Genetic epidemiologist named visiting professor

Laurent Abel, a geneticist interested in infectious diseases, has been appointed a visiting professor and member ofJean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Disease. Though he will continue to be based in France — his existing laboratory is at the Necker School of Medic...

Rockefeller immunologist receives Gates Foundation Grand Challenges grant

...The grant will support an innovative global health research project conducted by Jean-Laurent Casanova, head of the Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, aimed at developing new treatments for pediatric tuberculosis. Casanova’s project is one of 78 grants announced by the Gates F...

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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