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Lewis-Sigler Institute releases Community Values Statement

The Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics is committed to fostering an open, inclusive, and supportive environment for all of our students, faculty, and staff.  We now provide a Community Values Statement to... Read more


Coleen Murphy awarded one of the three annual "Women in Cell Biology" awards from the American Society for Cell Biology

Murphy, a professor of molecular biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, won the WICB Mid-Career Award for Excellence in Research, which is open to women seven... Read more


Princeton researchers publish study on learned behaviors in C. elegans

Story by Caitlin Sedwick, Department of Molecular Biology Princeton University researchers have... Read more


Wingreen wins President's Award for Distinguished Teaching

Story by Karin Dienst, Office of Communications Four Princeton University faculty members, including Ned Wingreen, the Howard A. Prior Professor in the Life Sciences and professor of... Read more


Artificial intelligence detects a new class of mutations behind autism

Many mutations in DNA that contribute to disease are not in actual genes but instead lie in the 99% of the genome once considered “junk.” Even though scientists have recently come to understand that these vast stretches of DNA... Read more


Wieschaus named fellow of the American Association for Cancer Research

The American Association for Cancer Research has elected Eric Wieschaus, who won the 1995 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine, as a fellow of the AACR Academy “for his Nobel Prize-winning identification of genes responsible... Read more


How the fruit fly got its stripes: Researchers explore the precision of embryonic development

The first moments of life unfold with incredible precision. Now, using mathematical tools and the help of fruit flies, researchers at Princeton have uncovered new findings about the mechanisms behind this precision. In a new... Read more


Ned Wingreen's Recent Research on T-Cells Published

T cells are like the special ops forces of the immune system, detecting and killing infected cells. When a new threat is detected, the cells ramp up from just a few sentry cells to a full platoon. But how does the immune system... Read more


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