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Recent Recruits

Junyue Cao, Ph.D.

Junyue Cao, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Single-cell Genomics and Population Dynamics

“Rockefeller’s supportive and inspiring environment enables junior faculty to tackle the most important questions and take risks. This is the perfect place for young scientists to thrive!”

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Erich Jarvis

Erich D. Jarvis, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Neurogenetics of Language

“I moved to the Rockefeller University because of the freedom to think outside the box and pursue uncharted territories of science, as well as to work with dynamic students, post-docs, and faculty.”

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Jiankun Lyu, Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Jiankun Lyu, Ph.D.

Evnin Family Laboratory of Computational Molecular Discovery

“Rockefeller values and supports tenure-track faculty like us. When you’re in such a welcoming environment, you always feel excited about the amazing discoveries we’re going to achieve together.”

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Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Priya Rajasethupathy, M.D., Ph.D.

Laboratory of Neural Dynamics and Cognition

“Immersion among brilliant scientists and access to state-of-the-art tools are critical to the process of discovery. Rockefeller provides both.”

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Viviana I. Risca, Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Viviana I. Risca, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Genome Architecture and Dynamics

“Rockefeller’s culture is built on genuine dedication to promoting scientific discovery. The university’s supportive, tight-knit community inspires and empowers junior faculty to take risks in pursuing impactful and creative work.”

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Jeremy M. Rock, Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Jeremy M. Rock, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Host-Pathogen Biology

“Rockefeller provides incredible support to its faculty, enabling us to tackle some of the most important questions in our respective disciplines. I find this environment to be inspiring and cannot imagine a better place than Rockefeller to start my lab.”

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Amy E. Shyer, Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Amy E. Shyer, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Morphogenesis

“I’m excited to be at an institution that has a track record for supporting scientists who set their sights on deep and complex problems with broad implications for biology.”

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Ekaterina V. Vinogradova, Ph.D. (Rockefeller)

Katya Vinogradova, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Chemical Immunology and Proteomics

“Rockefeller university provides unparalleled support for young faculty empowering us to do cutting-edge research in a scientifically stimulating and highly encouraging environment. The unique structure of the university which lacks the boundaries of traditional departments enables truly interdisciplinary studies – the space, where the most creative and impactful scientific discoveries are made. Starting the laboratory in the middle of a pandemic makes me truly appreciate the role that the community plays in facilitating this process, and I couldn’t imagine a better place to do it.”

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Lamia Wahba, Ph.D.

Lamia Wahba, Ph.D.

Laboratory of Non-Canonical Modes of Inheritance

“I choose Rockefeller because it’s a place that truly puts science first. The guidance, mentorship, and financial support the university provides to their tenure-track PIs is unparalled. That all of this is backdropped by a tight-knit and brilliant community of scientists (at all stages of their career) makes Rockefeller an inspiring place to pursue scientific inquiry.”

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