Last month, over 400 researchers from institutions within New York City and surrounding areas converged on Rockefeller’s campus to discuss the latest in human genetics. Spearheaded by professor Jean-Laurant Casanova, the goal of these biannual meetings is to strengthen the interactions between local scientists in the field.
Archival records give historians valuable knowledge about how scientific breakthroughs were made—including details that aren’t found in published manuscripts. The university’s archive center encourages both scientists and administrators to transfer materials for preservation, from lab notebooks to holiday party photos, awards, and correspondence.
At the annual winter lecture, speaker Thomas Sakmar introduced students to the science of drug development, from the use of medicinal plants to the future of precision medicine.
Frank Tejera, a physicist, is the first Cuban student to enroll in Rockefeller’s graduate school directly from his country, something geopolitical events have only recently made possible.
2015 has been a year of soaring philanthropy at Rockefeller. With four years left to go, our ongoing nine-year fundraising campaign is well on its way to raise $940M in support of programmatic needs and campus expansion.
During two weeks last month, the Weiss Research Building hosted an eclectic display of artwork created by Rockefeller scientists and other staff. Explore some of the highlights in this slideshow and recap of the exhibit.
Anthony Carvalloza joined Rockefeller five months ago as head of Information Technology. His main goal is to build out the departments computing and bioinformatics services to better serve the needs of our scientists.
At Rockefeller, we pride ourselves on maintaining the highest standard of safety in our labs. Yet accidents do happen, which is why the Lab Safety office takes a highly proactive and diversified approach in their effort to prevent work-related injuries.
On a Saturday in October, Rockefeller staffers led close to 20 guided tours as part of a citywide program. Read about the event and take our quiz to make sure you know your campus architecture.
During a recent briefing in the nation’s capital, some of Rockefeller’s leading neuroscientists spoke about the university’s newly established Kavli Neural Systems Institute. Joining them were representatives from the Kavli Foundation, the U.S. Congress, and federal and private research organizations.