Awards, arrivals, and promotions

Congratulations to our latest award winners:

Luciano Marraffini has been recognized with the Hans Sigrist Prize for his work developing a new approach to fight antibiotic resistance. The Hans Sigrist Prize recognizes work in a different academic field each year based on a decision by a faculty committee of the University of Bern. Dr. Marraffini is an assistant professor and head of the Laboratory of Bacteriology.

Agata Smogorzewska has been recommended for election to The American Society for Clinical Investigation, an honor society for physician-scientists who translate laboratory findings into advancement in clinical practice. Her election is expected to be formalized in March. Dr. Smogorzewska is an assistant professor and head of the Laboratory of Genome Maintenance.

The Rockefeller community welcomes its latest hires:

Yotam Bar On, Postdoctoral Associate, Nussenzweig Laboratory
Venkata Boggavarapu, Postdoctoral Fellow, Walz Laboratory
Philip Brandner, Visiting Student, Freiwald Laboratory
Timothy Burbridge, Postdoctoral Associate, Tessier-Lavigne Laboratory|
Ashley Foo, Director of Occupational Health Services, Occupational Health Services
Anna-Maria Georgoudaki, Postdoctoral Associate, Ravetch Laboratory
Larissa Goli, Foreign Research Intern, Tuschl Laboratory
Nicholas Gomez, Postdoctoral Associate, Fuchs Laboratory
Yoon Seung Lee, Visiting Student, Casanova Laboratory
Christophe Lemetre, Bioinformatics Specialist, Brady Laboratory
Shixin Liu, Assistant Professor Head of Laboratory, Liu Laboratory
Meghan McCurdy, Assistant Director of Digital Strategy, Communications and Public Affairs
Christina Pyrgaki, Research Support Specialist, Bio-Imaging Resource Center
Fabian Scheid, Member of the Adjunct Faculty, Nussenzweig Laboratory
Amy Vonk, Coordinator of Academic Affairs, Office of Academic Affairs
Linghe Xi, Postdoctoral Associate, Fuchs Laboratory

The following researcher has been promoted:

Brian Reed, to Senior Research Associate, Kreek Laboratory