May 2019 News

multicolored image of cells
May 30, 2019

Examples of biological scaling are everywhere. The paw of a mouse is smaller than the human hand. Our own organs and limbs typically scale with our body size as we develop...

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May 28, 2019

Congratulations Class of 2019 prize winners!  The recipients of the Class of 2019’s MCDB Edgar J. Boell Prize (Excellence in Senior Research) are as follows: Nicole Eskow (...

Blavatnik awardees
May 22, 2019

Congratulations to Anna Pyle for being selected as an awardee of the Blavatnik Fund for Innovation at Yale.  The awards were presented on May 8 at the Yale Innovation Summit...

Lily Mirfakhraie (Photo credit: Michael Marsland)
May 17, 2019

Lily Sparrow Mirfakhraie of Davenport College is a fiercely proud West Virginian and Head First Year Counselor in Davenport College. Balancing a double major in the History...

Jude Alawa (Photo credit: Michael Marsland)
May 17, 2019

Jude Alawa of Branford College graduates with Distinction in the Global Affairs major, with a second major in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, and as a Global...

Alanna Pyke (right) and fellow Nakanishi winner Jonathan Salazar. (Photo credit: Michael Marsland)
May 17, 2019

Alanna Pyke of Pauli Murray College, a Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology major hailing from the Mohawk Nation at Akwesasne, has been described as a “fearless...

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May 16, 2019

For Pyke, one of the most valuable communities was the one she found at the Native American Cultural Center (NACC), the place that inspired her to choose Yale out of the more...