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A new study of a single-celled eukaryote with 16,000 tiny chromosomes may shed light on a recently discovered feature of the human genome.
A new discovery by Sternberg lab could fix one of the major shortcomings of current gene-editing tools, including CRISPR, and offer a powerful new approach for genetic engineering and gene therapy.
5 Questions About Gene Editing with Samuel Sternberg
Interview with Dr. Laura Landweber
- October 6, 2017
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.
- October 4, 2017
Three scientists were awarded the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for developing a new way to assemble precise three-dimensional images of biological molecules.
- September 15, 2017
Research on the mysterious ways that ALS destroys the nervous system highlights the role of the immune system in doing both good and harm.
- July 24, 2017
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.