November 2019 News

Yale study reveals ‘hyperhotspots’ for identifying skin cancer risk

November 13, 2019
Previously thought to be random, cancer-causing mutations may result from genetic hotspots up to 170-fold more sensitive to ultraviolet radiation from sunlight.

Scott Strobel named Yale provost

November 6, 2019
Strobel, a renowned educator and researcher, will be the university’s next chief academic and budgetary officer. He assumes the post Jan. 1.

Yale scientists capture dynamic brain in action

November 4, 2019
For the first time, researchers have developed a way to combine microscopic technologies to provide a glimpse of the entire brain at work in real time.

Haskins Lab’s Philip Rubin named president-elect of science federation

November 1, 2019
Rubin, an adjunct professor in the Department of Surgery, will serve as president-elect of the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences.