News Archive

Biophysics Theory Postdoc Kanaka Rajan receives Scholar Award from McDonnell Foundation

Kanaka Rajan is one of eight recipients of a Scholar Award in Understanding Human Cognition, awarded by the James S. McDonnell Foundation for her proposal "... Read more

Joshua Rabinowitz receives 2016 NIH Pioneer Award

Five Princeton University researchers are among 88 scientists nationwide to receive... Read more

Coleen Murphy selected as HHMI-Simons Faculty Scholar

Five Princeton University faculty members have been selected as inaugural faculty scholars by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, the Simons Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Selected as... Read more

Assistant Professor Positions Available

The Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics at Princeton University invites applications for tenure-track faculty positions at the Assistant Professor level.  We are seeking outstanding scientists in two areas:  1) ... Read more

Role for enhancers in bursts of gene activity: research by Michael Levine's team

A new story about research by Michael Levine’s team in the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics has been published on the Princeton Journal Watch: Role for enhancers in bursts of gene activity... Read more

Welcome! Incoming QCB Graduate Students, Fall 2016

We are happy to welcome our next incoming class! Andrew Bass, Cornell University Samuel Cho, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Judy Du, University of California, Davis Micah Fletcher, University of Missouri Daniel Lee... Read more

Vanisha Lakhina, LSI postdoc, featured in Princeton Postdoctoral Council (PDC) news

Princeton has over 600 postdoctoral researchers that span across the disciplines. For a population with such variety and flux, creating a sense of place at Princeton is important. In October 2015, the University officially... Read more

Benjamin Machta, LSI Theory Fellow, poses the question: How much energy is irretrievably lost when you run a machine?

When you drive a car up a hill, chemical energy is converted to gravitational potential energy, but when you drive back down, most of this energy is released as heat, no longer useful to you as the driver.  If you do the same... Read more