Dr. Eric Darling was appointed to the Manning Assistant Professorship by Brown University, effective July 1, 2014. This named chair is a recognition of his performance to-date, encompassing research, teaching, and service accomplishments. Congratulations to him and the entire Darling Lab for this honor!
Congratulations to Dr. Eric Darling on receiving a prestigious National Science Foundation CAREER Award to advance his research and teaching. This 5-year grant will support work investigating the spatial variation in gene expression and mechanical properties of stem cells to learn more about how they turn into specific cell types. Additionally, the funding will support outreach efforts to introduce interdisciplinary concepts to teachers and students in the local public school district.