Shirley M. Tilghman, president emerita of Princeton University and a professor of genomics and molecular biology, has been elected an honorary member of IEEE for her "leadership in bridging quantitative biology and engineering and for advancing higher education." Tilghman will be recognized at the 2014 IEEE Honors Ceremony in Amsterdam on Aug. 23.
Joshua Rabinowitz, M.D, Ph.D., professor at Princeton University's Department of Chemistry and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, has received an Agilent Thought Leader Award from Agilent Technologies Inc. to support his work on quantitative analysis of cellular metabolism.
4/5/14 - The American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) has awarded Princeton University's David Botstein, the Anthony B. Evnin '62 Professor of Genomics, the AACR-Irving Weinstein Distinguished Lectureship in recognition of his accomplishments in and influence on cancer research. Botstein also was recently elected to the 2014 class of AACR Academy fellows, which is open only to scientists whose work has had a major impact on the field of cancer research.
April 1, 2014 - An innovative program at the University of Pennsylvania is aiding sick dogs while gaining important insight into the progression of human breast cancer, and a sick family pet led Dr. Troyanskaya of the Lewis-Sigler Institute to her research collaborator, Dr. Karin Sorenmo, chief of medical oncology at Penn Vet's Ryan hospital.
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