Olivier Pourquié, the Frank Burr Mallory Professor of Pathology at Brigham and Women's Hospital and professor of genetics in the Blavatnik Institute was nominated to the National Academy of Science this spring.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School and the New York State Department of Health have discovered how a common plasticizer associated with human reproductive abnormalities likely does its damage at the molecular level.
Norbert Perrimon, the James Stillman Professor of Developmental Biology in the Blavatnik Institute at HMS, was named to receive one of two 2019 Breakthroughs in Gerontology (BIG) Awards by the Glenn Foundation for Medical Research.
In a new study published Feb. 14 in PLoS Genetics, senior author Colaiácovo and team used their worm screen to test 46 common pesticides, phthalates (substances used in many plastics, cosmetics and household products) and byproducts of crude oil processing and hydraulic fracturing, commonly known as fracking.
I am pleased to announce that 213 outstanding individuals in academia, business, government, the arts, and public affairs have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences as members of the class of 2018.