Long-term COVID-19 containment will be shaped by strength and duration of natural, vaccine-induced immunity

Princeton researchers, including Chadi Saad-Roy, a Ph.D. candidate in Princeton's Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, report that the impact of natural and vaccine-induced... Read more

Researchers in the Murphy lab discover how worms pass down knowledge of a pathogen to their offspring

The microscopic roundworm Caenorhabditis elegans feeds on bacteria such as Pseudomonas aeruginosa. However, certain environmental conditions can cause P. aeruginosa to change in such a way that it becomes pathogenic -- that is... Read more

Kang finds keys to control the ‘driver of cancer’s aggressiveness’

“Do not erase.” “Recycle me.” “Free to a good home.” Humans post these signs to indicate whether something has value or not, whether it should be disposed of or not. Inside our cells, a sophisticated recycling system uses its... Read more

Mohamed Donia Wins Vilcek Prize

Mohamed Abou Donia received the Vilcek Prize for Creative Promise in Biomedical Science for demonstrating the potential of the human microbiome as a... Read more

New tools catch and release cellular targets at the flip of a light switch

A Princeton team, including Jared Toettcher and Agnieszja Gil, has developed a class of light-switchable, highly adaptable molecular tools with new... Read more

COVID-19's silent spread: Princeton researchers, including Ned Wingreen and Chadi Saad-Roy, explore how symptomless transmission helps pathogens thrive

A new study finds that silent transmission can be a successful evolutionary strategy for pathogens such as viruses like the one that causes COVID-19. The study features work by graduate student... Read more

Britt Adamson named 2020 Searle Scholar for studies of genome editing

One of 15 early-career scientists chosen this year, Adamson was selected for the project, “Mapping the Processes of Genome Editing in Human Cells.” She studies the organization and function of biological pathways in human cells... Read more

Welcome to our incoming class of QCB graduate students!

We are excited to welcome our new QCB graduate students! They will join us fall 2020. Isaac Breinyn (UC-Santa Barbara)   Gabriel Dolsten (Yale)   Emma Gerlinger (University of Michigan)   Sebastian Gonzalez La Corte... Read more