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On a quest to decipher how a complex brain arises from a single cell

The cerebral cortex is comprised of distinct, orderly regions that subserve particular cognitive functions such as vision, hearing, movement and language. The function of every neuronal cell depends on its position and pattern of connectivity. How this complex neuronal...

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Renowned teacher, researcher named dean of engineering

Renowned teacher, researcher named dean of engineering

Award-winning researcher and teacher T. Kyle Vanderlick, Ph.D., has been appointed dean of the Faculty of Engineering and the Thomas E. Golden Professor of Engineering at Yale, effective January 1. Vanderlick comes to...

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Alumnus is winner of Yale’s highest honor

Alumnus is winner of Yale’s highest honor

Samuel D. Kushlan, M.D., received many honors throughout a distinguished career spanning seven decades. But last November brought a particularly proud moment for Kushlan—a “double blue” who graduated from Yale College...

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Cartographer of the brain

Expert on women’s health issues is honored for leadership

Carolyn M. Mazure, Ph.D., associate dean for faculty affairs, professor of psychiatry and of psychology and director of Women’s Health Research at Yale (WHRY), has received the 2007 Marion Spencer Fay Award, which...

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Advocates for universal preschool share education prize

Advocates for universal preschool share education prize

Three scientists associated with the School of Medicine’s Edward Zigler Center in Child Development and Social Policy (EZC) have won the 2008 Grawemeyer Award in Education from the University of Louisville. The EZC,...

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