The five-year, $3 million fellowship is the U.S. Department of Defense’s most prestigious single-investigator award and supports basic research with the potential for transformative impact.
Columbia scientists have developed a material that can drive mechanical systems; it has potential applications for opening windows in humidity and allowing fabric to evaporate sweat.
Columbia University scientists, in collaboration with researchers from Nimbus Therapeutics, have demystified a metabolic enzyme that could be the next major molecular target in cancer treatment.
Columbia University Researchers Identify Genes in Worms that Drive Sex Differences in Brain Development, Timing of Puberty
The scientists identified a group of genes in roundworms that control the onset of puberty and induce sex differences in neural structures, raising questions of whether differences in male and female behavior are hardwired in our brains.
Raju Tomer, assistant professor of biological sciences, studies the development of novel technologies required for cellular-resolution whole-brain mapping and functional analysis of normal and diseased states.