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Of worms and a special love of home

Investigating basics of the nervous system and aiding his fellow Puerto Ricans

Daniel Colón-Ramos, PhD, associate professor of cell biology and of neuroscience, is the father of four girls—8-year-old triplets and a 2-year-old. As preschoolers, the triplets laughed when he told them he worked with worms, thinking it was joke. But Colón-Ramos has...

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Of worms and a special love of home

Clinical director named for genomic health center

Michael F. Murray, MD, has been appointed director for clinical operations at the Center for Genomic Health being developed jointly by the medical school and Yale New Haven Hospital. The center is dedicated to improving...

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Of worms and a special love of home

The School of Medicine welcomes a new director of admissions

Ayaska Fernando, MS, has assumed the position of director of admissions at the School of Medicine.Prior to arriving at the medical school on August 1, Fernando was associate director of admissions and director of STEM...

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Of worms and a special love of home

Thomas Steitz, Nobel Laureate for ribosome discoveries, dies at 78

Thomas A. Steitz, PhD, Sterling Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale and one of three winners of the 2009 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, died Oct. 9 after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Steitz was...

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