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Fossil Feathers: the Research of a Genius

Fossil Feathers: the Research of a Genius

Matthew Chalkley April 24, 2010 0

Professor Richard Prum, receipient of a MacArthur Genius Grant, has combined fields as diverse as developmental biology and optical physics to study the evolution of feathers, providing a glimpse of the colors of long-extinct

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Crabtree Wins Kosolapoff Award

Linda Wang April 24, 2010 0

Yale professor of Chemistry Robert H. Crabtree was awarded the 2010 G.M. Kosolapoff Award, sponsored by Auburn University, for his outstanding achievements in the field of inorganic chemistry.

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The Ribosome is a Ribozyme: A Look Into the Work of Nobel Prize Winner Thomas Steitz

The Ribosome is a Ribozyme: A Look Into the Work of Nobel Prize Winner Thomas Steitz

Phong Lee February 25, 2010 1

Professor Thomas Steitz shared the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for “studies of the structure and function of the ribosome.” By using familiar X-ray crystallography techniques in a novel fashion, Steitz was able build

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Undergraduate Profiles: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Winners

Undergraduate Profiles: Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship Winners

Jonathan Liang February 25, 2010 0

Congratulations to Sameer Gupta and James Luccarelli, the two motivated and talented Yale seniors who received the prestigious Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship in

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Immunological Studies by HHMI Early Career Scientist

Phong Lee February 25, 2010 0

Associate Professor of Immunobiology Susan Kaech, an expert on T cell differentiation, is now a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Early Career Scientist

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Professor Daniel Spielman Wins Fulkerson Prize

Professor Daniel Spielman Wins Fulkerson Prize

Jonathan Greco February 25, 2010 0

Daniel Spielman was recently presented the Delbert Ray Fulkerson Prize for his groundbreaking developments in a technique called smoothed analysis, a new method of analyzing programs

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Moving Beyond a Classic Role of MicroRNAs

Moving Beyond a Classic Role of MicroRNAs

David Colognori February 25, 2010 0

The 2009 Scaringe Award from the RNA Society was awarded to Shobha Vasudevan, post­doctoral fellow in Joan Steitz’s laboratory, who has discovered a novel role for microRNAs in quiescent frog cells

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Undergraduate Profile: Jarrad Aguirre, DC ’09, Rhodes Scholar: “Dissecting Medical Anthropology at Oxford”

Undergraduate Profile: Jarrad Aguirre, DC ’09, Rhodes Scholar: “Dissecting Medical Anthropology at Oxford”

Anusha Raja October 25, 2009 0

A Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major, Jarrad Aguirre '09 was one of thirty-two American winners to be awarded the Rhodes Scholarship, which he will use to complete an MSc in Medical Anthropology at

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Epidemiologist Receives Fulbright Scholarship for HIV Research

Alex Kazberouk October 25, 2009 0

Dr. Robert Heimer of the Yale School of Public Health has been selected as a 2009 Fulbright Scholar to study the HIV epidemic in Russia, especially with respect to injection drug use

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Professor Awarded Moore Medal for Excellence in Paleontology

Professor Awarded Moore Medal for Excellence in Paleontology

Chris Cho October 25, 2009 0

Leo Hickey, Professor of Geology & Geophys­ics and Biology, attended the 2009 President’s Reception and Awards Ceremony sponsored by the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) to receive the Raymond C. Moore Medal

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