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Professor Rafael Yuste has been inducted into the Spanish Royal Academy of Medicine as an honorary member.

photo of Ozgur Sahin at the World Economic Forum

Associate Professor Ozgur Sahin has won a Young Scientist Award of the

September 8, 2015 - 3:00pm

Brent Stockwell, a Professor in our department, and his wife, Meli

July 23, 2018 - 10:45am

The Department of Biological Sciences is proud to present its annual 2015 prizes to our graduate students in recognition of their stellar academic achievements and service to their community.

July 23, 2014 - 11:00am

The Department of Biological Sciences is proud to present its annual 2015 prizes to our graduate students in recognition of their stellar academic achievements and service to their community. Congratulations!

July 23, 2019 - 11:15am

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An evaporation harvesting device made of Legos, a spore-coated rubber sheet, a coil and a magnet. The device produces electricity when sheet bends and straightens in response to moisture. Image Credit: Xi Chen/Columbia University
January 28, 2014 - 2:45pm

Legos may seem like an unlikely foundation for scientific research, but the building blocks have been a p

Picture of Dr. Joachim Frank
November 14, 2013 - 9:00am

Joachim Frank, PhD, professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics and Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator, will be awarded th

Professor Michael Sheetz
September 10, 2012 - 2:45pm

Michael Sheetz of Columbia University was named co-winner of this year’s Albert Lasker Basic Medical Research Award for discoveries related to cytoskeletal motor proteins, agents that move cargo wi

Stuart Firestein is pictured at his desk.
May 9, 2012 - 2:45pm

Stuart Firestein, a professor and chair of the biological sciences department, is a connoisseur of ignorance.

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