Using sophisticated algorithms to explore regions of the genome whose roles in cancer have been largely uncharted, an international team of researchers has opened the door to a new understanding of the disease’s genetic origins.
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- Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020
- Wednesday, Feb 5, 2020As the University's innovation leader, Priestley, a professor of chemical and biological engineering, will oversee efforts to grow Princeton's culture of innovation as a means to further its teaching and research mission and enhance its impact on the world.
- Friday, Dec 20, 2019
It may come as a shock to parents facing the daily chaos of toddler life, but the brain's complexity peaks around age 3.
The number of connections between neurons virtually explodes in our first few years. After that the brain starts pruning away unused portions of this vast electrical network, slimming to roughly half the number by the time we reach adulthood. The overprovisioning of the toddler brain allows us to acquire language and develop fine motor skills. But what we don't use, we lose.
- Saturday, Dec 7, 2019
President Christopher L. Eisgruber issued this statement following the release of graduate student Xiyue Wang, who had been held in Iran since 2016:
- Monday, Nov 25, 2019
An international team led by researchers at Princeton University has directly observed a surprising quantum effect in a high-temperature iron-containing superconductor.
This research was partially funded by the Gordon & Betty Moore Foundation.
- Monday, Nov 25, 2019
Speaking at Princeton's annual technology showcase on Nov. 14, Princeton's inaugural Vice Dean for Innovation Rodney Priestley delivered Princeton's vision for engaging in entrepreneurship in ways that have societal impact.
"Princeton's informal motto is 'In the nation’s service and the service of humanity,'" said Priestley, who is also a professor of chemical and biological engineering. "Our innovation efforts are very much in support of that motto.”
- Monday, Nov 18, 2019
Nine data-driven research projects have won funding from Princeton University’s Schmidt DataX Fund, which aims to spread and deepen the use of artificial intelligence and machine learning across campus to accelerate discovery.
In February, the University announced the new fund, which was made possible through a major gift from Schmidt Futures.
- Friday, Nov 15, 2019
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber was recognized as the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey at the council's 40th annual Thomas Alva Edison Patent Awards. Eisgruber was honored for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions.
- Friday, Nov 1, 2019
Yibin Kang, Ph.D., the Warner-Lambert/Parke Davis Professor of Molecular Biology at Princeton University and the associate director for Consortium Research of Rutgers Cancer Institute of New Jersey, has been awarded an American Cancer Society Research Professorship, receiving a lifelong designation accompanied by a five-year $400,000 commitment.
- Wednesday, Oct 23, 2019
Princeton President Christopher L. Eisgruber has been named the 2019 Educator of the Year by the Research and Development Council of New Jersey for his leadership of the University's efforts to connect research to real-world problems and solutions.
New Jersey Governor Philip D. Murphy and Nokia Bell Labs Nobel Laureate Arthur Ashkin, as well as 15 patent award teams, will also be honored at the Council's November 14th Edison Patent Awards ceremony.