Graduate students join Princeton Fire Department, continuing a long tradition of community service

Four Princeton University graduate students have been inducted as members of the Princeton Fire Department. The largest number of Princeton graduate students to join the town’s fire brigade at one time, they follow in the... Read more

Bumblebees kept in isolation make up for it by being more social later

A new study shows that isolation impacts the brain development and behavior of bumblebees in an unexpected way.  Sarah Kocher, assistant professor of ecology and evolutionary biology and the Lewis-... Read more

Transcriptional coupling of distant regulatory genes in living embryos

  In studies that shed light on the coordination of genes during embryonic development, researchers have discovered that duplicated genes separated by long distances in fly chromosomes are controlled by shared regulatory... Read more

Welcome to our incoming QCB graduate students!

We are very excited to welcome our new graduate students this fall!   QCB Incoming Class 2022 James Fife (Brown University) Pauline Hansen (Heidelberg University) Niles Huang (University of Oxford)... Read more

QCB Graduate Students Awarded NSF GRFP

QCB graduate students Isaac Breinyn and Tavis Reed have been selected as recipients of the 2022 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP). Gabriel Dolsten, Sebastian... Read more

Chenyi Fei, QCB grad student, recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award

Chenyi Fei, graduate student in Quantitative and Computational Biology, is a recipient of the 2022 Harold M. Weintraub Graduate Student Award in recognition of outstanding achievement during Graduate... Read more

Study uncovers new features of genome organization

A new study published in the journal Science reveals insights into how genes become active at just the right time and location during the development of the fly embryo. The study, conducted by researchers in the lab of... Read more

What is your dog's lifespan? Joshua Akey seeking the keys to canine health and longevity

The Dog Aging Project, founded in 2018, is by far the most ambitious project tackling the question of canine longevity, enrolling and studying tens of thousands of dogs... Read more