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Assistant Professor Lauren O'Connell was among 22 early-career researchers selected to join the Pew Scholars Program in the Biomedical Sciences. These talented scientists will receive four years of funding to invest in foundational research to pursue scientific breakthroughs and advance human...
Jun 11 2020 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Stanford University President, and Professor of Biology, Marc Tessier-Lavigne has been awarded the 2020 Gruber Neuroscience Prize for his contributions to research on molecular mechanisms that control the growth of axons – the long, winding projection on a nerve cell, or neuron, that directs...
Jun 2 2020 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Congratulations to Professor Marc Feldman on receiving the 2019-20 Stanford Biosciences “Excellence in Mentoring and Service Award”. This honor is given to faculty who make distinguished contributions towards enhancing the quality of training and the mentoring experiences for Stanford Biosciences...
May 28 2020 | McKnight Foundation | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Assistant Professor Lauren O'Connell was selected by the Board of Directors of The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience as one of  six neuroscientists to receive the 2020 McKnight Scholar Award.
May 14 2020 | The Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a new paper, published May 14 in Science,  researchers in the lab of Molly Schumer, assistant professor of biology, pinpoint two genes responsible for a melanoma that often develops near the tails of male highland-sheepshead hybrids. The finding marks only the second time that a hybrid...

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