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.