Tzagoloff Lab

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Alexander Tzagoloff

Portrait-style photograph of Alexander Tzagoloff
May 5, 2022 - 3:45pm

Dr. Alexander Tzagoloff recently retired after more than four fruitful decades of research and teaching in the Department of Biological Sciences. He has been a beloved mentor and professor, and his research has contributed to an understanding of the genetics and biogenesis of mitochondria. Faculty Spotlight talked with Dr. Tzagoloff about the unbearable buzzing of tape recorders, serendipity and life’s path, and his decades-long love affair with mitochondria.

Generous gift in memory of Professor Cyrus Levinthal from Professor Alexander Tzagoloff

photos of Cyrus Levinthal in black and white and Alex Tzagoloff in color
October 31, 2019 - 11:30am

Thanks to a generous gift from Professor Alexander Tzagoloff in memory of Professor Cyrus Levinthal (1922-1990), the Department of Biological Sciences is increasing the travel funds available to each PhD student during their graduate career from $1500 to $2000.

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