Learn about a new treatment for blindness being developed in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics.
April 20th, 2015
Dr. Christopher Mason is recognised for the excellence of his work by the Pershing Square Sohn Cancer Research Alliance and awarded a one-year grant.
April 2nd, 2015
Dr. Christopher Mason is interviewed on MSNBC's Weekends With Alex Witt regarding the latest International Space Station mission. He elucidates the importance of using genetically identical twins to study the effects of prolonged exposure to zero-gravity conditions, what microbiological changes are expected amongst the entire crew, and even how a year in orbit can make one both "older and younger".
September 17th, 2014
Dr. Christopher Mason was profiled in Popular Science as one of The Brilliant Ten of 2014, for his ongoing work in sequencing "the genes of everything from subway microbes to NASA astronauts to learn how the environment affects genetic code".
September 17th, 2014
Dr. Christopher Mason has been named 2014 Vallee Young investigator by the Vallee Foundation for his work in elucidating the dynamic functional heterogeneity of Acute Myeloid Leukemia hematopoietic stem cells during chemotherapy.
July 12th, 2014
Mike LeVine, a PBSB graduate student in Harel Weinstein's lab, received a Best Poster Award at the 3DSIG2014 Structural Bioinformatics and Computational Biophysics meeting for his poster entitled "NBIT: An N-body information theory framework for understanding collective motions in proteins".
September 25, 2013
Dr. Sheila Nirenberg was awarded a MacArthur Fellowship for her work on how the brain encodes visual information.
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