Brandeis Researchers in the News
Our faculty make an impact — in the classroom and in the field. As intellectual pioneers and engaged scholars, faculty in every discipline garner top awards and recognition for inspiring outstanding work.
Eve Marder ’69 was awarded the Kavli Prize in Neuroscience, for her groundbreaking research on the nervous system.
Brandeis research makes progress in the fight against ALS. Avi Rodal found and fixed an abnormality in flies’ nervous systems, restoring their ability to crawl.
In his recent study, Jonathan Sarna ’75, MA ’75, shows that as early as 1891, a prototype of the Israeli flag was created and displayed in Boston’s North End that would eventually be one of several significant influences on the present-day flag of Israel.
Professor Andy Molinsky was named as a leading expert and writer on LinkedIn’s 2016 list of top education authors. His most popular LinkedIn post of the year offers managers tips for delivering feedback.
Harleen Singh, Associate Professor of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literatures, also teaches in the Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies program and in the South Asian Studies Program at Brandeis. On March 3 it was announced by Brandeis NOW that Singh had been awarded a Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowship, which includes a $95,000 stipend and $7,500 research budget to take a yearlong residency at the National Humanities Center in Research Triangle Park, North Carolina. We spoke with Harleen about what she’s working on this year. This is an edited version of our conversation.