News and Research Highlights

Testing for the influence of sets of trait-associated variants on survival of the fathers and mothers of UK Biobank participants.
September 7, 2017 - 9:30am

A massive genetic study by groups led by Dr. Molly Przeworski and Dr. Joe Pickrell suggests new insight into how the human genome may be evolving.

photos of Dr. Chinweike Okegbe and Dr. Nicole Benvin
August 28, 2017 - 4:45pm

The first Chinweike Okegbe Memorial Award is being given to Nicole Benvin.

drawing by Nicoletta Barolini
Reilein A, Melamed D, Park KS, Berg A, Cimetta E, Tandon N, Vunjak-Novakovic G, Finkelstein S, Kalderon D.

Adult stem cells provide a renewable source of differentiated cells for a wide variety of tissues and generally give rise to multiple cell types.

June 27, 2017 - 10:00am

We are pleased to announce our annual prizes to our most outstanding Ph.D. students. For this year only GSAS has also provided us with an additional prize from the New York Community Trust.

Bridges and Sturtevant Prize awardees
May 3, 2017 - 5:00pm

This year's  Bridges and Sturtevant Prize for most outstanding research in Biological Sciences by graduating seniors is being awarded to 3 students. Pictured from left to right:

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