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mosquito biting a Rockefeller University researcher
Why some people are mosquito magnets
The female mosquito will hunt down any human, but some of us get bitten far more than others. The answer why may be hidden in our skin.

Latest news

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."

gabriel victora
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.

Fibrolamellar cells
Promising new drug target for a rare liver cancer
Fibrolamellar carcinoma needs one specific mutation in order to thrive, and impeding it reduces tumor growth in mice.

Fly eye muscle
Fruit flies move their retinas much like humans move their eyes
Insects cannot move their eyes the way humans do during a tennis game. But new research suggests fruit flies evolved a different strategy to adjust their vision without moving their heads.

Latest awards & honors

Alipasha Vaziri is elected as a Fellow Member of Optica
November 9, 2022
Jeffrey V. Ravetch is honored with National Cancer Institute Outstanding Investigator Award
November 8, 2022

Rockefeller in the news

The Washington Post
Covid uses our proteins against us. A new strategy seeks to block that.
October 31, 2022
NBC Nightly News
Plagued by mosquito bites? New research suggests why, with public health implications
October 20, 2022
The Washington Post
When you feel sick, you can thank your brain – it’s helping you heal
October 13, 2022
NBC News
In a novel experiment, brain-like human tissue implanted in rat brains influenced the rodents' behavior
October 12, 2022

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