Two faculty members at Yale were awarded the Sloan Research Fellowship. Marla Geha, Assistant Professor of Astronomy, and Daniel Colón-Ramos, Assistant Professor of Cell Biology, have been endowed with $50,000 each to continue stimulating research in their respective fields. Founded
The Goizueta Foundation, a private organization renowned for supporting academic institutions that empower and improve people’s lives, has awarded Yale a $1.915 million grant to advance science and engineering education. The money will support the continued success of the Science,
The Phillip McCord Morse Lectureship, awarded biennially by the Institute for Operations Research and Management Sciences, recognizes excellence in the field of operations research and management science. Edward Kaplan, the William N. and Marie A. Beach Professor of Management Science
“I was really surprised!” says Professor Alanna Schepartz in regards to her recent selection to present two notable lectures. In October of last year, both the American Chemical Society (ACS) and the Gordon Research Conferences Organization (GRCO) contacted Schepartz. The
Yale scientists Gerald Shulman, Shirleen Roeder, Andrew Hill, and Mark Gerstein were recently honored as fellows by the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). The AAAS, publishers of the journal Science, honors a handful of scientists each year
Tarek Fahmy and Joseph Craft both received a three-year grant to work towards developing a new therapy for lupus.
Dr. Mary E. Tinetti, recipient of a MacArthur “Genius Grant,” is a prolific researcher-physician whose research has highlighted the risks of falls to the elderly and the benefits of simple preventative measures.
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 species.
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.
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 a model of the ribosome at the atomic scale.