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.
Rockefeller has the highest percentage of frequently cited scientific publications among 842 leading universities worldwide, according to a survey created by the Center for Science and Technology Studies of Leiden University. The ranking is based on publications indexed in a Thomson Reuters database between 2011 and 2014.
Since its inception in 2014, the Robertson Therapeutic Development Fund has supported translational research projects in 35 different labs. The fund gives Rockefeller scientists resources to develop basic research discoveries into new medical therapies, diagnostics, and devices. A request for proposals for the next round of funding will be issued in June.
The 19.1 million-pound steel skeleton will be hoisted into place from barges in the East River during the early morning hours this summer.
Ali Brivanlou’s latest publication received widespread media attention, including a story in the Wall Street Journal and an interview on National Pubic Radio. David Allis, Elaine Fuchs, and Marc Tessier-Lavigne were also featured in the news.
Get ready for the annual workplace health event, a feature of the university’s wellness program, which begins May 25 and takes participants on a virtual global journey.
When complete, the revamped website will better advance the university’s strategic communication goals and will be easily navigable across a variety of different devices.
IT has unveiled its inventory dashboard and support matrix, two resources it hopes will help streamline the way labs and departments manage their technology purchases, and better plan software updates.
The Tri-Institutional Therapeutics Discovery Institute is expanding its scope to support the development of antibody therapies, which are successfully used to treat a growing list of diseases.
Rankings released by the European Commission–funded U-Multirank survey place Rockefeller in the top spot in categories related to the impact of its research and the transfer of knowledge to the private sector. The results incorporate data from over 1,300 institutions in more than 90 countries.