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Study by Ned Wingreen and team reveals ways in which cells feel their surroundings

Cells push out tiny feelers to probe their physical surroundings, but how much can these tiny sensors really discover? A new study led by Princeton University researchers and colleagues finds that the typical cell’s environment... Read more


Bee antennae offer links between the evolution of social behavior and communication

An international team of researchers, including Sarah Kocher from Princeton University, reported that a certain species of bees, called halictid bees, have more sensorial machinery... Read more


Levine elected to EMBO for excellence in life sciences

Michael Levine, the Anthony B. Evnin ’62 Professor in Genomics, is one of 65 outstanding life scientists elected June 16 to membership of... Read more


Welcome! Incoming QCB Graduate Students, Fall 2017

We are happy to welcome our next incoming class! Matthew Black, University of Maryland, College Park Evan Cofer, Trinity University Chenyi Fei, Peking University Katie Goodwin, University of British Columbia Jaime Lopez,... Read more


NSF Fellowship Recipients

The Lewis-Sigler Institute would like to congratulate QCB students Olivia Chu (Tarnita lab) and Jaime Lopez (first year rotation student), on being awarded NSF Fellowships.  The NSF... Read more


Dean for Research Innovation Funds awarded to Julien Ayroles and Thomas Gregor, among others, for highly exploratory projects

Story by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research.  A number of innovative research projects ranging from the sciences to the arts and engineering have been granted funding through Princeton's Office of the Dean... Read more


Neurons deep in brain during learning reveal surprising level of activity

Story by Catherine Zandonella, Office of the Dean for Research.  It's the part of the brain that makes sure you cannot tickle yourself. The cerebellum, an apple-sized region near the base of the skull, senses that your own... Read more


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