Faculty Research

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

Sarah Lamb

Antropology professor Sarah Lamb is the first Brandeis faculty member to receive a so-called “Brainy Award” from the program, in which scholars receive a $200,000 grant to devote time to research, writing and publishing in the humanities and social sciences.

Jeff Gelles in lab

The Gelles lab studies “little engines” or the nanometer-sized machines made of protein, RNA, and DNA molecules that carry out the essential processes in living cells. He was among the more than 200 outstanding individuals that were elected to the Academy in 2019.

stacks of films

“These materials are part of our national heritage. It’s critical they’re widely available.” - James Pustejovsky, the TJX Feldberg Professor of Computer Science

Goofy guy smelling

New research by psychology professor Don Katz and his lab suggests our senses of smell have a lot more to do with what happens in our mouths than commonly thought.

projector lights

Assistant professor of chemistry Grace Han and her lab take steps towards the next generation of electronic materials 1,000 times thinner than silicon transistors and mountable on graphene, a transparent, flexible material.