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Putting eggs in a new basket

Science for its own sake can also hatch payoffs, says a Yale geneticist

The laboratory of Lynn Cooley, Ph.D., is abuzz, not only with thousands of vials of live fruit flies, but with the excitement scientists experience when their research may cross a new threshold.Cooley, an authority on oogenesis (egg development) in the fruit...

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Putting eggs in a new basket

Associate dean wins top honor in medical education

Rosemarie L. Fisher, M.D., professor of medicine and pediatrics and associate dean for graduate medical education, has received the Dema Daley Founders Award, the highest honor bestowed on medical educators by the...

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Yale cell biologist is honored with two awards

Yale cell biologist is honored with two awards

James E. Rothman, Ph.D., the Fergus F. Wallace Professor of Biomedical Sciences and chair of the Department of Cell Biology, has been awarded both the E.B. Wilson Medal and the Massry Prize for his seminal contributions...

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Neurologist is named first Zimmerman and Spinelli Professor

Neurologist is named first Zimmerman and Spinelli Professor

David M. Greer, M.D., M.A., a specialist in the areas of coma, neurocritical care, stroke, and neuroimaging, has been named the inaugural Dr. Harry M. Zimmerman and Dr. Nicholas and Viola Spinelli Associate Professor of...

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Expert on genetics of psychiatric disorders is appointed Foundations’ Fund Professor

Joel Gelernter, M.D., the newly named Foundations’ Fund Professor of Psychiatry, focuses his research on the genetics of psychiatric illness.The director of the Division of Human Genetics in the Department of...

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Neuropsychiatrist, stem cell researcher is new Harris Professor of Child Psychiatry

Flora M. Vaccarino, M.D., who studies the pathophysiology of neuropsychiatric disorders and has elucidated how neural stem cells self-renew, survive, and differentiate, has been named Harris Professor of Child...

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Development and function of the retina are research interests of Marvin Sears Professor

Z. Jimmy Zhou, M.Sc., Ph.D., newly designated as the Marvin L. Sears Professor of Visual Science, studies the physiology and development of the mammalian retina under normal and pathological conditions, as well as the...

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