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.
Wendy Cadge is a Professor in the Sociology Department at Brandeis University. She teaches and writes about religion in the contemporary United States, especially as related to healthcare, immigration and sexuality. Most recently, she received funding from the Henry Luce Foundation and the Economic & Social Research Council in the United Kingdom. Tessa Venell, in the Office of the Vice Provost for Research at Brandeis University, spoke with Wendy about what she’s working on this year. Check out this edited version of their conversation.