Latest Stories in June
NYU’s Center for Comparative Functional Genomics Helps to Unravel the Function of MicroRNAs
Jun 30, 2005
In a series of four high-profile papers in Nature, Nature Genetics, Developmental Biology, and PloS Computational Biology published over the past 15 months, researchers at New York University’s Center for Comparative Functional Genomics have shed light on the function and evolution of microRNA across a wide set of genomes.
Dr. Gordon J. Christensen Receives NYU’s Smigel Prize
Jun 24, 2005
NYU College of Dentistry established the Smigel Prize in 2000 to recognize the pioneering achievements in aesthetic dentistry of Dr. Irwin Smigel, a graduate of the NYU College of Dentistry and the Founder and President of the American Society for Dental Aesthetics, and to honor significant contributions to the field by others throughout the world.
NYU’s Djebar Makes History with Election to Académie Française
Jun 17, 2005
NYU French Literature Professor Assia Djebar, whose novels address post-colonial identity issues, has been elected to the Académie Française, France’s most prestigious cultural institution. Djebar is the first individual from the country’s former North African colonies to be elected to the institution.