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Carnegie's Department of Embryology has become recognized worldwide as one of the premier research centers in cellular, developmental and genetic biology. The department has a unique atmosphere and research style that have allowed a small enterprise to have a disproportionately large impact on science. We revere this atmosphere as the source of our inspiration and strive to further improve it as the department evolves within the current milieu of intensive activity, investment and opportunity in the biological sciences.

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Carnegie Postdoc Wins Fellowship for Molecular Analysis of Nuclear Lamin Assembly

Baltimore, MD — The National Institutes of Health has recognized Carnegie’s Dr. Ross Pedersen with a prestigious Ruth L. Kirschstein Postdoctoral Individual National Research Service Award. The highly selective fellowship, worth about $200,000 over three years,...
Could cinnamon oil fight heart disease?

Baltimore, MD—Carnegie’s Steven Farber was awarded nearly $500,000 over three years by The G. Harold & Leila Y. Mathers Foundation to identify the chemical components of cinnamon oil that show effectiveness against cardiovascular disease-causing fats. Fat molecules, or...