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Heeding the call of basic research

A willingness to question dogma keeps a Yale immunologist motivated

For as long as she could, Akiko Iwasaki, Ph.D., resisted a call to basic science research. She grew up outside Osaka, in the Kensai region of Japan, with a physicist father who spent long nights studying. The lifestyle initially did not appeal to her. But later, as an...

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International collaboration opens doors for student researchers

School of Nursing alumna returns to lead the school

Ann Kurth, Ph.D., M.P.H., R.N., M.S.N., a global health expert and a Yale School of Nursing (YSN) alumna, will return to Yale as YSN’s new dean on January 1, 2016.Kurth, associate dean for research at New York...

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International collaboration opens doors for student researchers

International collaboration opens doors for student researchers

When Daniel Colón-Ramos, Ph.D., associate professor of cell biology, arrived from Puerto Rico as a freshman at Harvard in 1994, things didn’t quite go as planned. Once in his dorm room, he felt dizzy and recalls telling...

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International collaboration opens doors for student researchers

Physiologist joins National Academy of Sciences

Nancy Carrasco, M.D., professor of cellular and molecular physiology, has been named to the National Academy of Sciences (NAS) as a foreign associate. She is among 84 new members and 21 foreign associates selected for...

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International collaboration opens doors for student researchers

Yale immunologist named HHMI investigator

John D. MacMicking, Ph.D., associate professor of microbial pathogenesis, is one of 26 scientists named in May as investigators of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).MacMicking is a leading expert in the...

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