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Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine News & Awards

Faculty and trainees at NYU Langone’s Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine are recognized for their scientific and academic achievements. We congratulate our scientists and are proud of their contributions to the advancement of biomedical knowledge.

2018 Honors and Awards

Agnel Sfeir, PhD, was named a 2018 Mallinckrodt Scholar by the Edward Mallinckrodt, Jr. Foundation.

Niels Ringstad, PhD, was selected as a 2018 Pew Innovation Fund Investigator for his collaborative project examining neural sensing and behavioral responses toward pathogens.

Mary Rossillo and Alice Fok receive the “going the extra mile” award for their efforts in making the Skirball Institute more green.

Faculty promoted during the 2017–18 academic year were recognized at Dean’s Honors Day. Jeremy F. Nance, PhD, was promoted to full Professor; Ken H. Cadwell, PhD, Niels Ringstad, PhD, and Susan R. Schwab, PhD, were promoted to Associate Professor with tenure; and Agnel Sfeir, PhD, was promoted to Associate Professor.

Gira Bhabha, PhD was named a 2018 Searle Scholar for her research investigating how ballistic organelles drive host cell invasion.

Ruth Lehmann, PhD, received the Keith R. Porter Lecture Award from the American Society for Cell Biology.

Naomi Lopez-Caraballo, PhD, a graduate student in the Froemke Lab, received the Howard Hughes Medical Institute Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study.

2018 Job Openings

The Skirball Institute of Biomolecular Medicine and the Department of Cell Biology invite applications for tenure-track positions at the assistant and associate professor levels.

To learn more about the positions and how to apply, see our Interfolio job listing.

Honors and Awards

Niels Ringstad, PhD, Selected as 2018 Pew Innovation Fund Investigator

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Recent Award

Gira Bhabha, PhD, Named a 2018 Searle Scholar

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Awards by Year

Our scientists’ accomplishments are recognized by their peers and prestigious foundations.

Publications

Our faculty publish their research in high-impact journals.