Erich Jarvis, currently a professor at Duke University, uses songbirds as a model to study the mechanisms that underlie how individuals learn spoken language.
Priya Rajasethupathy, currently a postdoc at Stanford, is working to understand how molecules and neural circuits interact to store and retrieve information.
Gregory Alushin will join the university as a tenure-track assistant professor and head of laboratory early next year.
An evolutionary biologist, Li Zhao is interested in how new genes arise and spread within a population. She will join the faculty in March 2017 as an assistant professor.
Richard Lifton, 62, is an internationally recognized physician-scientist working at the cutting edge of genomics, and an academic leader who is deeply committed to bridging basic science with medical innovation. He will take office on September 1.
Timothy O’Connor’s promotion is expected to further integrate the university’s executive administrative functions, and facilitate the transition to the next president.
Gabriel Victora, who will join Rockefeller in September of next year, investigates how the immune system generates high affinity antibodies.
Alipasha Vaziri, who was appointed a tenure-track professor in September, devises tools for creating dynamic maps of neural activity within living brains.
Meet Collette Ryder, the new director of Office of Sponsored Research and Program Development, who brings many years of experience in sponsored projects administration and compliance.
When Susan King first began her career in scientific publishing, with a Ph.D. in immunology from the University of Glasgow and after a three-year postdoc at St George’s Hospital Medical School (now St George’s, University of London), she wasn’t sure what to expect of life outside the lab.