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Hundreds of students and colleagues gathered in the Vagelos Education Center on Oct. 5 to congratulate Dr. Frank on winning the 2017 Nobel Prize in Chemistry.
Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a new way to assemble precise three-dimensional images of biological molecules.
Research on the mysterious ways that ALS destroys the nervous system highlights the role of the immune system in doing both good and harm.
Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) researchers have captured the first three-dimensional snapshots of the AMPA-subtype glutamate receptor in action.
- May 5, 2017
Learn about Eric R. Kandel, who specializes in the biology of memory and is a professor in the neuroscience and psychiatry departments at Columbia University.
- April 30, 2017
A gene that allows the neurons that release serotonin to evenly spread their branches throughout the brain has been identified by Columbia University scientists.
- December 17, 2016
One of the most important medical insights of recent decades is that cancers are triggered by genetic mutations.
- June 22, 2016
A study led by Stephen Goff, PhD, at CUMC revealed that in several species of bivalves, cancer cells spread from animal to animal through the sea water.
Joachim Frank wins the 2017 Nobel Prize in chemistry for inventing a new and more powerful method of capturing three-dimensional images of biological molecules in atomic detail.
The presence of odor receptors in the brain was discovered by scientists Richard Axel and Linda Buck while they were at Columbia University, who won the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine in 2004.