News and Research Highlights
Dr. Laura Duvall, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 Regional Winner in Life Sciences by the Blavatnik Foundation for their annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.
Jellert Gaublomme, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia, was awarded a Human Gut Cell Atlas grant to develop and apply novel methods for spatially resolved mapping of cellular states at a genome wide scale in Crohn’s disease intestinal tissue.
Thanks to a generous gift from Professor Alexander Tzagoloff in memory of Professor Cyrus Levinthal (1922-1990), the Department of Biological Sciences is increasing the travel funds available to each PhD student during their graduate career from $1500 to $2000.
Dr. Laura Duvall, one of the Biology Department's newest Faculty members, recently wrote an article for Columbia News about Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).
Emily Bayer, a graduate student in the Hobert lab, was one of three young scientists presented the International Birnstiel Award.
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