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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’s Liewei Yan Wins Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund Fellowship

Baltimore, MD — Liewei “Leo” Yan, an early-career researcher and member of the Kostova Lab at Carnegie’s Department of Embryology, was awarded a prestigious and highly selective fellowship from the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund for Medical Research. The three-...
Carnegie’s Zachary Stolp Awarded Fellowship to Define How Mammalian Cells Cope with Faulty Ribosomes

Baltimore, MD — Due to the critical nature of ribosomal quality to human health, Carnegie postdoctoral researcher Zachary Stolp seeks to define the poorly-understood quality control mechanisms that mammalian cells impart on ribosomal RNA (rRNA). The National...