Fig1a A picture showing the function of the histone pre-mRNA 3'-end processing machinery
February 20, 2020 - 11:15am

The Tong lab has reconstituted an active human histone pre-mRNA 3'-end processing machinery, consisting of 13 proteins and 2 RNAs, and determined

photo of Spring 2020 seminar calendar
December 19, 2019 - 4:00pm - May 15, 2020 - 4:00pm

The Spring 2020 Seminar Calendar has been released. Please note that seminars through the end of April 2020 have been cancelled.

Duvall in Blavatnik Tweet
December 5, 2019 - 1:45pm

Dr. Laura Duvall, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences, has been selected as the 2019 Regional Winner in Life Sciences by the Blavatnik Foundation for their annual Blavatnik Awards for Young Scientists.

Photo of Jellert Gaublomme
October 31, 2019 - 4:45pm

Jellert Gaublomme, Assistant Professor of Biological Sciences at Columbia, was awarded a Human Gut Cell Atlas grant to develop and apply novel methods for spatially resolved mapping of cellular states at a genome wide scale in Crohn’s disease intestinal tissue.

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.

Photo credit: Alex Wild
October 7, 2019 - 12:15pm

Dr. Laura Duvall, one of the Biology Department's newest Faculty members, recently wrote an article for Columbia News about Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE).

Emily Bayer is pictured at a lab bench
September 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Emily Bayer, a graduate student in the Hobert lab, was one of three young scientists presented the International Birnstiel Award.

Prize-winning students
July 19, 2019 - 3:45pm

The Department of Biological Sciences is proud to present its annual awards and prizes to eight graduate students in recognition of their stellar academic achievements and service to their community. Congratulations!

photo of Prof. Martin Chalfie
May 7, 2019 - 1:30pm

Dr. Martin Chalfie, University Professor, has been awarded this year's Lomonosov Gold Medal 


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