Faculty Research

Check out the game-changing research being conducted in Brandeis labs and in the field.

Avital Rodal in lab with student researchers

A Brandeis research group has found a way to repair a vital signaling mechanism in fruit flies with symptoms of ALS.

Eiffel Tower

On a recent trip to the City of Light, biologist James Morris pondered the evolutionary forces that brought these birds from the ocean to the city.

Chad Williams

Following the shootings at the Emanuel A.M.E. church in Charleston, South Carolina on June 17, 2015, associate professor of African and Afro American studies Chad Williams started up the hashtag #CharlestonSyllabus on Twitter as a way to contribute historically informed perspective to the conversation.

Carina Ray performs research in the national archives in Ghana

Professor Carina Ray is shedding new light on the history of race in Africa.

Cup of coffee and coffee beans

Research shows that coffee is good for you. What if there were a way to make it even better?

VLA L-band image of a genuine X-shaped radio galaxy candidate

A study led by Brandeis researchers suggests that galactic supermassive black hole pairs, which may be a prime source of gravitational waves, are more rare than previously estimated.