Rockefeller University researcher Thomas Tuschl was recently awarded the Max Delbruck Medal by the Max Delbruck Center for Molecular Medicine in Berlin for his pioneering work in RNAi.
Among Tuschl’s discoveries was that RNAi existed in mammalian cells and could be triggered using short dsRNA.
Steven Samuelsson has taken the post of director of imaging in SRI International’s Biosciences Division.
In the role, Samuelsson will run the microscopy and imaging-based assay efforts for drug development and discovery.
He formerly was associate director of experimental pathology at Eyetech Pharmaceuticals.