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Modern Flores Island pygmies show no genetic link to extinct ‘hobbits’

Two pygmy populations on the same tropical island. One went extinct tens of thousands of years ago; the other still lives there. Are they related? It’s a simple question that took years to answer. As no one has been able to... Read more


Method reveals how hidden DNA mutations affect tissues

In a development with implications for better understanding disease, researchers have created a computational system to predict the effect that mutations in noncoding DNA — sections that don’t produce proteins — have on tissues... Read more


Shvartsman honored for excellence in mentoring graduate students

Story by Denise Valenti, Office of Communications Four Princeton University faculty members have been named recipients of the Graduate Mentoring Awards by the McGraw Center for Teaching and Learning and will be honored during... Read more


Alice Tang, QCB Certificate student, receives Martin A. Dale '53 Fellowship

Xiaodi Alice Tang, a computer science major who is also pursuing a certificate in quantitative and computational biology, seeks to develop a series of... Read more


Daniel Lee and Cassidy Yang awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

QCB graduate students Daniel Lee and Cassidy Yang were awarded 2018 Graduate Research Fellowships from the National Science Foundation (NSF).... Read more


Wuhr Lab develops new quantitative protoeomics technology

Global measurements of protein abundance are essential to understanding biological systems in health and disease. However, proteomics measurements severely lag behind other “omics” approaches such as transcriptional profiling.... Read more


Fertility breakthrough: New research could extend egg health with age

Women have been told for years that if they don’t have children before their mid-30s, they may not be able to. But a new study from Princeton University’s Coleen Murphy has identified a... Read more


Murthy, Bialek, and Shaevitz receive BRAIN grant to study social interactions

Mala Murthy, associate professor of molecular biology and the Princeton Neuroscience Institute (PNI), is leading a team of... Read more


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