Dr. Cori Bargmann to lead Chan Zuckerberg Science

January 25, 2017
JCC Board of Scientific Advisors member is now president of science at the philanthropy funded by Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla Chan

Dr. Cori Bargmann. Photo credit John Abbott / The Rockefeller University. As president for science at the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, neuroscientist Dr. Cori Bargmann will oversee a multi-billion dollar research effort aiming to “cure, prevent or […]

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Jun Huh named Pew Scholar in the Biomedical Sciences

January 25, 2017
Former JCC Fellow Jun Huh studies immune cell function in the context of autoimmune diseases and neurodevelopmental disorders

Image credit: Scanning electron micrograph of a human T Cell from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID. Assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Medical School and former JCC Fellow Jun Huh was recently […]

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From JCC Fellow to Patent Attorney

January 6, 2017
Former JCC Fellow Joins Greenberg Traurig’s Intellectual Property Group in Boston

As a graduate student and a postdoctoral fellow, Melissa Hunter-Ensor says she was a “happy lab rat.” She worked 12-hour days and went into the lab on the weekends, tending fruit flies, running Western blots, […]

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Biogen CEO discusses challenges of drug discovery

November 8, 2016
As a JCC Fellow, George Scangos participated in creating the first transgenic mouse

Biogen CEO and former JCC Fellow George Scangos recently spoke about the challenges of drug discovery at Cornell University, where he is the Robert S. Hatfield Fellow in Economic Education. When asked how he focuses on Biogen’s core […]

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