In Brief


June 24, 2020

Long and Gracheva named finalists for Blavatnik young scientist award

Two Yale faculty members are finalists for Blavatnik National Awards for Young Scientists, the world’s largest unrestricted prize for early-career scientists.

June 23, 2020

Hammes-Schiffer wins Royal Society of Chemistry award

Hammes-Schiffer has won the Royal Society of Chemistry’s Bourke Award for her work describing proton-coupled electron-transfer reactions and enzyme catalysis.

June 22, 2020

Gift from Ludwig Family Foundation funds urgent COVID research at YSM

The donation will fund the laboratories of at least six scientists on the Yale School of Medicine faculty working on a vaccine and new treatments for COVID-19.

June 17, 2020

Sigma Theta Tau International honor society of nursing welcomes new members

The Yale School of Nursing community gathered virtually on June 3 to celebrate the new inductees of the Delta Mu chapter of the Sigma Theta Tau.

June 17, 2020

Dr. Sharon Anoush Chekijian receives Fulbright Award to Republic of Armenia

Chekijian receives the award for emergency systems and curricular development, and will conduct research and lecture at the American University of Armenia.

June 15, 2020

Yale’s Andrew Wang selected as Pew Scholar

Wang joins 21 other early career researchers in biomedical sciences who will receive four years of funding from the Pew Scholars Program.

June 12, 2020

Stavroula Hatzios named a Beckman Young Investigator

A faculty member at the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute, Hatzios is one of 10 scientists nationally to be named a Beckman Young Investigator for 2020.

June 4, 2020

Akar Cardiac Bioelectricity Research laboratory awarded $1.6M NIH grant

Dr. Fadi Akar received a $1.6 million National Institutes of Health grant to study to role and regulation of mitochondrial fission in type 2 diabetes.

June 3, 2020

Awet Andemicael appointed Marquand Chapel dean

Andemicael ‘10 M.A.R. will direct a program of worship that brings together in prayer the diverse traditions and perspectives of our communities.

June 3, 2020

Environmental justice scholar Dorceta Taylor to join the F&ES faculty

Taylor ’85 M.F.S., ’91 Ph.D., is one of the nation’s preeminent scholars in the field of environmental justice. She begins July 1.