Category Archives: Faculty Promotion

Tenure awarded to Hiro Funabiki | Faculty Promotion

Hironori Funabiki, head of the Laboratory of Chromosome and Cell Biology, was promoted to professor and granted tenure by the university’s Board of Trustees at its June meeting. Dr. Funabiki studies mitosis, the primary type of cell division that underlies all growth, maintenance and reproduction in organisms from plants to fungi.

Howard Hang promoted to associate professor | Faculty Promotion

HangHoward Hang, a chemist who works to develop new tools for the study of host-pathogen interactions, has been promoted to associate professor. The promotion was approved by the university’s Board of Trustees at its recent meeting and is effective as of January 1. Dr. Hang is Richard E. Salomon Family Associate Professor and head of the Laboratory of Chemical Biology and Microbial Pathogenesis.

Tenure awarded to RNA researcher Thomas Tuschl | Faculty Promotion

by THANIA BENIOS

Thomas TuschlBiochemist Thomas Tuschl, head of Rockefeller University’s Laboratory of RNA Molecular Biology, has been awarded tenure and promoted to professor. Dr. Tuschl, who studies the mechanisms by which RNA can regulate genes, has been instrumental in uncovering the intricate roles played by microRNAs in gene expression. The new appointment, approved by the Board of Trustees earlier this year, was effective July 1.

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Hironori Funabiki promoted to associate professor | Faculty Promotion

by TALLEY HENNING BROWN

Hironori Funabiki, head of the Laboratory of Chromosome and Cell Biology, has been promoted from assistant professor to associate professor. Dr. Funabiki, who came to the United States from Japan in 1996 and to Rockefeller University in 2002, studies how chromosomes segregate evenly during cell division. Following approval by the Rockefeller Board of Trustees in November, the promotion was officially announced December 1. More