Markus Library News

Rita and Frits Markus Library Launches New Website!

By |2019-06-13T14:43:30+00:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Library, Library News|

We are pleased to present our new and much-improved library website! Our magnificent 2nd-floor reading room will welcome you to our online resources. New website features: Improved organization for easy navigation Primo search, one search to find all relevant information from all available library resources Quick access to the library news for updated information [...]

medRxiv: the preprint server for medicine and health sciences is coming soon!

By |2019-06-13T14:38:49+00:00June 13th, 2019|Categories: Health Sciences, Library News, Medicine, Preprints|

In another step forward for open science and open access, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, Yale University, and The BMJ announced last week that medRxiv will debut on June 25th 2019. medRxiv, (pronounced "med archive"), is a preprint server for clinical medicine and public health that allows scientists to freely share their manuscripts and get feedback [...]

Reference Manager Survey

By |2019-06-12T17:10:16+00:00June 12th, 2019|Categories: Library, Library News, Library survey|

Please tell us which Reference Manager you use, or you would like to start using!! The Markus Library is conducting a survey to assess which reference management software is most used at the Rockefeller University and to determine the tool that would help researchers manage their references easily and facilitate collaborative scientific writing. Please fill [...]

Recommended Readings: Paola Arlotta, Ph.D. Friday June 7, 2019

By |2019-05-29T18:15:01+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Friday Lectures, Regenerative Biology, Stem Cell Research|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, June 7, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Paola Arlotta Ph.D. Professor Department of Stem Cell and Regenerative Biology                                                                Harvard University                 Understanding Cortical Development and Disease: From Embryos to Brain Organoids   Recommended Readings: Science News What you need to know about organoids. March 15, 2019. Journalist's Resource Empirical Articles Arlotta, Paola. [...]

Recommended Readings: Wolfgang Baumeister, Ph.D. Friday May 31, 2019

By |2019-05-29T17:01:19+00:00May 29th, 2019|Categories: Friday Lectures, Molecular Biology, Recommended Readings, Structural Biology|Tags: , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 31, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Wolfgang Baumeister Ph.D. Director Department of Molecular Structural Biology Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry Structural Biology in situ: The Promise and Challenges of Cryo-Electron Tomography   Recommended Readings: Science News Structural biology: The Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry. March 11, 2019. SciTech Europa  Empirical Articles [...]

April 2019 Readership Snapshot Digital Commons @ RU

By |2019-05-28T14:05:54+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Categories: Database, Digital Commons, Library, Library News|

Visit Your Digital Commons Dashboard Monthly Readership Totals: Last month, Digital Commons @ RU had 969 full-text downloads and 0 new submissions were posted, bringing the total works in the repository to 2159. Rockefeller University scholarship was read by 190 institutions across 63 countries.   The most popular papers were: ECOWeB 1.1: Ecologists' Cooperative Web [...]

Recommended Readings: Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D. Monday May 20, 2019

By |2019-05-20T16:36:42+00:00May 15th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Genetics, Genomics, Mechanisms of Human Disease, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , |

Monday Lectures Monday, May 20, 2019  4:00 p.m. Carson Family Auditorium Kivanç Birsoy, Ph.D. Chapman Perelman Assistant Professor and Head Laboratory of Metabolic Regulation and Genetics The Rockefeller University Metabolic Limitations of Cancer Cell Proliferation    Recommended Readings: Science News Oxygen-Starved Cancer Cells Languish without Aspartate. Jun 25, 2018. Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News Empirical [...]

Recommended Readings: George R. Stark, Ph.D. Friday May 10, 2019

By |2019-06-04T19:25:10+00:00May 8th, 2019|Categories: Cancer Biology, Cell Biology, Friday Lectures, Immunobiology, Infectious Disease, Oncology, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 10, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium George R. Stark Ph.D. Distinguished Scientist Department of Cancer Biology Lerner Research Institute, Cleveland Clinic Complex Regulation of Interferon-dependent Signaling in Cancer and Infectious Disease Recommended Readings: Science News Promising New Combination Drug Therapy Treats Several Models of Lethal Lung Cancer. March 1, 2018. Cleveland Clinic [...]

Electronic Lab Notebooks: From Paper to Screen, Keeping Track of Your Research

By |2019-05-06T18:13:22+00:00May 6th, 2019|Categories: Events|

Title: Electronic Lab Notebooks: From Paper to Screen, Keeping Track of Your Research Series: R3:Enhancing Scientific Rigor, Reproducibility, and Reporting Speaker(s): Ilaria Ceglia, Ph.D. Dept./Lab: Hospital Biostatistics Date: Thursday, May 9, 2019 Time: 2:00 pm Location: Weiss 305 Notes:   As we move into a more digital world it is important that the methods by [...]

Recommended Readings: Beth Shapiro, D.Phil, Friday May 3, 2019

By |2019-05-14T14:15:08+00:00April 25th, 2019|Categories: Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Friday Lectures, Genomics, Recommended Readings|Tags: , , , , |

Friday Lectures Friday, May 3, 2019  3:45 p.m Caspary Auditorium Beth Shapiro D.Phil Professor Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of California Can Ancient DNA Reveal What Makes Us Human? Recommended Readings: Science News How to Clone a Mammoth: The Science of De-extinction. April 23, 2019. Technology Networks Empirical Articles Fregel, Rosa; Ordonez, Alejandra [...]