Professor Haifan Lin, Yale Cell Biology Faculty has been reinstated as Director of the Yale Stem Cell Center and inaugurated as President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research
The Department of Cell Biology is pleased to announce that our esteemed colleague and Member of the National Academy of Sciences Professor Haifan Lin has been reinstated as Director of the Yale Stem Cell Center. We further wish to congratulate him on the good news that last week he was inaugurated as President of the International Society for Stem Cell Research.
How the Brain Knows When to Take Out the Trash
The brain has its own housekeeping service, a sophisticated mechanism that cleans up debris that is left over from cellular activity. But scientists have had a hard time figuring out exactly how the brain knows when to initiate this cellular “trash pickup.”Source: YaleNews
Rong Fan, PhD, and Shangqin Guo, PhD, Recipients of Yale Cancer Center Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Awards
Yale Cancer Center leadership has selected Rong Fan, PhD, Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Pathology, and Shangqin Guo, PhD, Associate Professor of Cell Biology, recipients of the 2021 Class of ‘61 Cancer Research Awards.
De Camilli receives the 2021 E.B. Wilson Medal from The American Society for Cell Biology
Each year, the American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB) chooses remarkable individuals to be recognized for their various achievements in the realm of life sciences. Pietro De Camilli received the E.B. Wilson Medal, presented to distinguished researchers for their far-reaching contributions to cell biology over a lifetime in science.Source: The American Society for Cell Biology (ASCB)
Colón-Ramos Named Director of Wu Tsai Institute’s Center for Neurodevelopment and Plasticity
“In science, every answer ends with a question,” Colón-Ramos said. “The most exciting part of our work as scientists is that quest of constant learning. The Wu Tsai Institute is bringing together disciplines that should be more frequently linked—neuroscience, behavior, and computation—to move us to the next level of knowledge.”Source: Research at Yale