Tedi Asher, formerly of the Dymecki Lab, was recently hired by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, MA as their first Neuroscience Researcher. Tedi was brought on to support the museum's Neuroscience Initiative, made possible by a generous grant from the Barr Foundation.
The Dan David Prize is an international prize which annually awards three prizes of US$ 1 million each for achievements having an outstanding scientific, technological, cultural or social impact on our world.
A study of hundreds of new genomes from across the globe has yielded insights into modern human genetic diversity and ancient population dynamics, including compelling evidence that essentially all non-Africans today descend from a single migration out of Africa.
Stephen Elledge, the Gregor Mendel Professor of Genetics and of Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School, has been named a 2017 recipient of the Breakthrough Prize, which recognizes paradigm-shifting discoveries in the life sciences, physics and mathematics.