6/14/13 - Jason Lieb, in molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, will join the faculty July 1, 2013, and will serve as director of the institute. His research focuses on investigating how information is coded and used in genomes, specifically targeting areas that regulate chromosomal functions such as transcription, DNA replication and repair, recombination, and chromosome segregation.
4/18/13 - Princeton University neuroscientists are poised to play a leading role in revolutionizing our understanding of the human brain as outlined in President Barack Obama's BRAIN Initiative.
2/20/13 - David Botstein, Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor of Genomics and molecular biology and director of the Lewis-Sigler Institute, is one of eleven recipients of the newly created Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences. The prizes, created by four Internet entrepreneurs, are intended to reward scientists who take big risks and whose work will have a major impact on lives.
11/01/12 - Manuel Llinás, an associate professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, received a Grand Challenges Explorations Round 9 grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to seek more effective malaria drugs. Llinás was among more than 80 recipients of the award, which includes an initial grant of $100,000 with a potential follow-on grant of up to $1 million.
10/13/12 — The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has awarded the Swartz Prize for Theoretical and Computational Neuroscience to Lewis-Sigler Institute member John J. Hopfield, who is Princeton University's Howard A. Prior Professor in the Life Sciences and professor of molecular biology Emeritus.