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Spotlight on Education

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We have 11 new PhD students from all over the world. Read More

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Freedom Evo 150

The Freedom Evo Robot facilitates high-throughput experiments. Read More


  • The 2015 NYU CGSB Symposium, "From Genomes to Systems: Celebrating 20 years of Genomics" will take place on Friday, May 22, 2015.

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  • The Searle Scholars Program supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level. Each year 15 new individuals are named Searle Scholars and awarded flexible grants of $300,000 over three years. 

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  • In Nature Biotechnology, Satija et al. describe the Seurat algorithm to infer the spatial localization of single cells during Zebrafish embryogenesis based on RNA-seq data.

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  • Christiaen Lab published a review in Nature on development and evolution of the heart and head muscles.

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  • Kaplan, Razy-Krajka and Christiaen published a new review on heart and head muscles development and evolution in Current Opinion in Genes and Development, titled “Regulation and evolution of cardiopharyngeal cell identity and behavior: insights from simple chordates”.

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Stephen J. Small


"Studying the molecules that transform fertilized eggs into complex animals that can fly."

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Video Spotlight

A video tour of the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse

NYU President John Sexton officially dedicated the new Irene Rose Sohn Zegar Memorial Greenhouse at the NYU Center for Genomics and Systems Biology on Wed. October 17th, 2012. Read More