Skip to main content
Emergency notification: In response to COVID-19, Rockefeller University moves to an orderly wind-down of all operations on campus. Read the latest.

The River Campus is open for business



New molecular diagnostics test could help guide lupus treatments

A tool that detects glitches in gene expression could help doctors tailor treatments for lupus-related kidney damage.

Rockefeller tops global ranking of research excellence



New research shows that mosquitoes sense repellent through their legs


Small brains, big decisions 


To curb infection, bacteria direct their defenses against themselves


New compounds could be used to treat autoimmune disorders


New study reveals gut segments organized by function, and opportunities for better drug design


An accreditation renewal, and the campus-wide endeavor to ensure continued safeguarding of research participants


A new sculpture, donated by Torsten N. Wiesel, is perched in front of Flexner Hall

The cast-iron parrot is an architectural ornament from the late 19th or early 20th century.

Recent Awards and Honors

Albert J. Libchaber

Albert J. Libchaber named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

November 26, 2019

Libchaber is recognized for his contributions to the field of experimental condensed matter physics.

Two Rockefeller Scientists honored with NIH Director’s Awards

October 1, 2019

Brian T. Chait and Erich D. Jarvis received the NIH Director’s Transformative Research Award for high-risk, high-reward research. Read more about the awards here.

More awards and honors

Rockefeller in the News

The New York Times

A neuroscientist, Bruce McEwen showed how an unrelenting barrage of stress hormones can break down the body, leading to disease, depression, obesity and more.

Quanta Magazine

“在人类的大脑,神经胶质细胞的丰富的神经元都是。但我们知道幅度较小订单关于他们做什么,比我们知道的关于神经元,说:” Shai Shaham, a professor of cell biology at the Rockefeller University who focuses on glia.

The Scientist


Seek magazine


From this issue



Subscribe to Rockefeller Science News