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Dean Elias at 250th Fall Celebration

24 Sep 2014 11:48 am

On September 27 at 2:00pm, Dean of Medicine and Biological Sciences Jack A. Elias, MD, will present “Double-Edged Sword: A protein with the power to heal or hurt” as part of Brown University’s 250th Anniversary...

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Passing of Marjorie Thompson ’73 PhD’79

24 Sep 2014 2:26 pm

Associate Dean of Biology Marjorie Thompson passed away on September, 15, 2014. Read More

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CFAR symposium on Nov. 6

20 Oct 2014 4:12 pm

Representatives from the nation’s leading AIDS research institutions will convene at Brown on Nov. 6 for a daylong symposium.Read more…

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Biologist pursues microbes 2,500 meters under the sea

19 Nov 2014 5:04 pm

On Nov. 8, 2014, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeremy Rich descended 2,500 meters to the Pacific Ocean floor to explore the ecosystems of hydrothermal vents. Read More

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Teens are later to bed, but still early to rise

26 Nov 2014 1:40 pm

Study shows that bedtime schedules and circadian rhythms shift later as children age, but early school start times interfere with their natural tendency to sleep later Read more…

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In memoriam: Dr. David S. Greer, 89, former dean of medicine

26 Nov 2014 1:42 pm

Dr. David S. Greer, former dean of Alpert Medical School, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014. Read more…

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New grant for alcohol research

26 Nov 2014 1:50 pm

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Karla Kaun will apply a new $300,000 grant to study the neuroscience of alcohol intoxication. Read more…

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Eight ways to improve STEM career prospects for minorities

01 Dec 2014 5:06 pm

Associate Professor of Medical Science Andrew G. Campbell tapped 50 underrepresented minority students for advice on enhancing training in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields. Read more…

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New study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

02 Dec 2014 11:12 am

Just how much does a blow from a lacrosse stick accelerate the head? A new study provides answers. Read more…

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Algorithim pinpoints networks of genetic mutations across cancers

15 Dec 2014 3:11 pm

A powerful algorithim, called Hotnet2, could help researchers define the complex genetic associations involved in cancer. Read more…

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