Irish and Peccia appointed to endowed chairs

Two Yale faculty members, Vivian Irish and Jordan Peccia, were appointed to endowed professorships.

Irish, designated as the Eaton Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, focuses her research on plant development, plant genetics, and the evolution of developmental mechanisms. Read the announcement.

Peccia, named as the Thomas E. Golden Jr. Professor of Environmental Engineering, integrates biotechnology with engineering to address emerging environmental problems. Read the announcement.