A preclinical study has demonstrated that a common weight-loss diet could enhance the efficacy of chemotherapy for pancreatic cancer.
- Friday, Feb 11, 2022
- Thursday, Feb 10, 2022
Department of Chemistry assistant professors William Jacobs and Leslie Schoop have each been awarded five-year Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) grants from the National Science Foundation (NSF), Division of Materials Research, the NSF’s most prestigious awards in support of early-career faculty.
- Tuesday, Feb 8, 2022
Bonnie L. Bassler, the Squibb Professor in Molecular Biology and chair of the Department of Molecular Biology, has been announced as a winner of the 2022 Wolf Prize in Chemistry. Since 1978, the Wolf Foundation has awarded the acclaimed Wolf Prize to outstanding scientists and artists from around the world (regardless of nationality, race, color, religion, sex or political views), for achievements in the interest of mankind and friendly relations amongst peoples.
- Thursday, Jan 6, 2022
- Thursday, Jan 6, 2022
Viruses outnumber humans by about 400 trillion to one, and yet pandemics are rare. Why? Why do a few viruses inflict so much damage, when the vast majority are harmless or even helpful?
Those questions drive A.J. te Velthuis, a virologist who joined Princeton’s molecular biology faculty in January 2021.
- Tuesday, Dec 21, 2021
Acarbose is a commonly prescribed antidiabetic drug that helps control blood sugar levels by inhibiting human enzymes that break down complex carbohydrates. Now, new research from the laboratory of Princeton researcher Mohamed Donia demonstrates that some bacteria in the mouth and gut can inactivate acarbose and potentially affect the clinical performance of the drug and its impact on bacterial members of the human microbiome.
- Thursday, Dec 23, 2021
When it comes to studying lungs, humans take up all the air, but it turns out scientists have a lot to learn from lizards.
- Friday, Nov 19, 2021
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation announced that Princeton’s Sarah Kocher is one of 20 early-career researchers to be awarded a 2021 Packard Fellowship for Science and Engineering. Each fellow will each receive $875,000 over five years to pursue their research.
- Tuesday, Sep 28, 2021
Taylor, a professor of African American studies, is a prominent voice in the Princeton Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism and the Humanities.
- Thursday, Sep 16, 2021
As extreme weather events such as flooding and drought become more common in a climate impacted by humans, the ability to understand and predict water resources and systems is becoming more important than ever.