Ekta Khurana was invited to join the very distinguished Editorial Board of the journal Current Protocols in Bioinformatics - a leading international publication in the field of Bioinformatics.
March 31st, 2016
Olga Boudker received the Michael and Kate Bárány Award 2016 from the Biophysical Society. She was "honored for her dynamic research that has led to a deeper understanding of the structural, thermodynamic, and kinetic aspect of secondary active transport and critically contributed to our understanding of the sodium-coupled transport of amino acids and monoamines. The award is intended to recognize an outstanding contribution to biophysics“.
June 29th, 2015
Dr. Bernice Grafstein is appointed to the New York State Spinal Cord Injury Research Board, which makes
recommendations to the Commissioner of Health on grant awards towards research on a cure for spinal cord
injuries and their effects.
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".
Daniel Gardner, Ph.D. was selected to receive an "Excellence in Teaching Award" from the Weill Cornell Medical College. The award presentation will be made at the annual Celebration of Teaching dinner on Tuesday, June 19, 2012
April 17th, 2012
Benjamin Burnett, a PBSB graduate student in Scott C. Blanchard's lab, received the 2012 Vincent du Vigneaud Award of Excellence (Second Year Award) at the annual Symposium for his poster on "Kinetic Properties of Elongation Factor-Tu, GTP, and Aminoacyl-tRNA Ternary Complex from Escherichia coli."
McGill Universitybestowed its highest honour upon a group of outstanding individuals at fall’s Convocation ceremonies on November 23, including the degree of Doctor of Science for Bernice Grafstein, an accomplished neuroscientist whose research has forwarded the understanding of fundamental mechanisms of the nervous system.
At the 2010 National Biophysical Society Meeting in San Francisco, Dr. Crina Nimigean was awarded the prestigious Dayhoff award for her work on ion channel biophysics, and Helgi Ingolfson (in Dr. Olaf Andersen's lab) was awarded Best Poster in the Membrane Biophysics category in the Graduate Students competition.
Breakthrough Findings from Weill Cornell Medical College (Dr. Weinstein's laboratory and the ICB) and Columbia University Medical Center May Lead to New Therapies for Mental Illnesses, Addiction [Press Release].