Rutgers faculty elected to the newest class of fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) are engaging in research to enhance our understanding of the universe, prepare the world to address climate change and find ways to restore brain function after traumatic injury or disease.
Internationally renowned Rutgers University scientist and former director of the Waksman Institute of Microbiology, Joachim Messing, was posthumously honored as this year’s recipient of the Science and Technology Medal from the Research & Development Council of New Jersey for his groundbreaking work in shotgun DNA sequencing.
Rutgers Office for Research’s Innovation Ventures has executed an exclusive license agreement between the university and Sauvie BiKE, LLC, a subsidiary of Sauvie Inc., to develop and commercialize a bi-specific natural killer cell engager technology in the field of oncology.
Maria Laura ‘Marila’ Gennaro, a professor of medicine at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School and a professor of epidemiology at Rutgers School of Public Health, has been named a National Academy of Inventors Fellow, which is the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. The NAI Fellows Program highlights academic inventors who have demonstrated a prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society.
Work by Ukrainian mathematician Maryna Viazovska, second woman to win a Fields Medal, includes contributions by Rutgers Professor Stephen Miller.