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Milestones

...Jean-Laurent Casanova, the Seymour and Vivian Milstein Award for Excellence in Interferon and Cytokine Research, for his contributions to the field, including the discovery of a new group of genetic defects that predispose healthy individuals or populations to infection. Dr. Casanova is senior atten...

The hospital turns 100

...Speakers included Eric Lander of the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard, Donald Capra of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Daniel Rosenblum of the National Center for Research Resources at the National Institutes of Health, and Rockefeller’s own Jean-Laurent Casanova, Leslie Vosshall and C...

Center for Clinical and Translational Science funds 18 new pilot studies

...Rice’s Laboratory of Virology and Infectious Disease and Jean-Laurent Casanova’s Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases, to compare cytokine and gene expression profiles of immune cells from hepatitis C-positive patients with and without fibrosis, and to perform genome-wide associat...

Recent Awards and Honors

Distinguished Teaching Award Plaque

Seth A. Darst and Michael P. Rout receive Distinguished Teaching Awards

June 14, 2018

Darst and Rout were honored at the 2018 Convocation luncheon for their dedication to training Rockefeller graduate students. Together, they teach a course in biochemistry and biophysics methods.

Gregory M. Alushin

Gregory M. Alushin honored as a 2018 Pew Scholar

June 14, 2018

Alushin has been named a biomedical science scholar for his investigation of how cells sense and respond to mechanical force.

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Rockefeller in the News

Scientific American

As [A. James] Hudspeth explored the neural mechanisms of hearing over the years, he developed a special appreciation for the intricate anatomy of the inner ear—an appreciation that transcends the laboratory. “I think we as scientists tend to underemphasize the aesthetic aspect of science,” he says.

Science

"'It is mind-blowing' that cells from such evolutionarily distant species can share these developmental instructions, says Ali Brivanlou, a stem cell biologist at The Rockefeller University in New York City and a senior author on the new study. The organizer 'has been conserved evolutionarily over hundreds of millions of years, so not seeing it would have been a surprise,' he says. But, 'There is something really emotional about looking that far back at human origin.'"

NIH Director's Blog

"[Michael] Rout and [Brian] Chait have spent more than 20 years trying to solve the structure of NPCs. Not only are NPCs large and constantly engaged in shuttling molecules in and out, they also represent moving machines."

 

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