Awards, Arrivals, and Promotions

Congratulations to our latest award winners:

Jean-Laurent Casanova has won the 2016 Inserm Grand Prix for his work on the genetic basis of infectious diseases. The prestigious award, given annually by Inserm—the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research—recognizes researchers whose work has contributed to the institute’s scientific excellence. Dr. Casanova is professor and head of the St. Giles Laboratory of Human Genetics of Infectious Diseases.

Elaine Fuchs has received this year’s Vanderbilt Prize in Biomedical Science. Given by Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, the award honors women with outstanding research accomplishments who have also made significant contributions to mentoring other women in science. Dr. Fuchs is Rebecca C. Lancefield Professor and head of the Robin Chemers Neustein Laboratory of Mammalian Cell Biology and Development.

See an archive of past awards and honors received by Rockefeller scientists.

The Rockefeller community welcomes its latest hires:

Karina Aberg, Guest Investigator, Sakmar Laboratory
Catherine Bukspan, Research Assistant, Gilbert Laboratory
Charles Catalfamo, Assistant Manager Maintenance Shop, Plant Operations Maintenance Shop
Keely Cofrin-Shaw, Teacher, Child and Family Center
Leticia Delgado, Assistant Teacher, Child and Family Center
Amirhossein Farzmahdi, Visiting Student, Freiwald Laboratory
Olivier Fedrigo, Senior Research Associate, Jarvis Laboratory
Jan Hartung, Visiting Student, Freiwald Laboratory
Kate Hennessy, Laboratory Administrator, Gilbert Laboratory
Chloe Larson, Research Assistant, McEwen Laboratory
Joseph Lukralle, Research Support Assistant, High Throughput Screening Resource Center
Kateryna Mykhaylova, Unit Clerk, Hospital Nursing Outpatient
Priscilla Olsen, Postdoctoral Fellow, Nussenzweig Laboratory
Rhonda Roby, Guest Investigator, Sakmar Laboratory
Leila Saba, Research Assistant, Rout Laboratory
Bassem Shebl, Postdoctoral Associate, Simon Laboratory

The following researcher has been promoted:

Yinyin Li, to Research Assistant Professor, Chait Laboratory