Giving to Yale


15 Apr 2015 Mellon Foundation Makes Challenge Grant to Fund Conservation Science at Yale
Yale University has received a $2 million grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to advance the field of conservation science. The grant supports Yale’s Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage and funds its Aging Diagnostics Laboratory.
20 Feb 2015 Yale to launch Lens Media Lab for photograph research and conservation
The Lens Media Laboratory (LML), a new research facility that will apply scientific principles to the characterization and conservation of photographs and other lens-based media, has been created as part of the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH), a center dedicated to improving the science and practice of conservation globally.
6 May 2014 Yale scientists receives DuPont Young Professor Award
Farren Isaacs, assistant professor in the Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology and the Systems Biology Institute, has been selected as a 2014 DuPont Young Professor for his work in synthetic biology and genomic and cellular engineering.
7 Apr 2014 Matthew Simon selected as a 2014 Searle Scholar
Matthew Simon, assistant professor of molecular biophysics and biochemistry, and member of the Chemical Biology Institute was selected as one of fifteen 2014 Searle Scholars.
14 Mar 2014 Expert in conservation science to head Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
Conservation scientist and professor Stefan Simon has been named director of the newly established Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (IPCH) at Yale's West Campus.
19 Feb 2014 Prestigious award to Yale lab to be paid in DNA
Farren Isaacs, assistant professor of molecular, cellular, and developmental biology and a researcher in the Systems Biology Institute at West Campus, has been awarded a million base pairs of synthetic DNA after being selected as the 2014 Gen9 G-prize winner.
2 Dec 2013 A New Commitment to Art Conservation
Alan Dworsky '52 endows objects conservator position at the Yale University Art Gallery
21 Nov 2013 Jacobs-Wagner named director of Microbial Diversity Institute at West Campus
Christine Jacobs-Wagner, professor of molecular, cellular and developmental biology and of microbial pathogenesis, has been named the new director of the Microbial Diversity Institute (MDI) at Yale’s West Campus.
21 Nov 2012 Bringing Science to Arts Research
The Yale Collection Study Center links the treasures of Yale’s collections to advanced digital technology and new practices in conservation.
6 Sep 2012 YDC2 Imaging Lab Construction Begins
The University is converting the former pharmaceutical manufacturing plant and warehouse into a state-of-the-art collections study facility.
4 Sep 2012 Gary Brudvig to Head Energy Sciences Institute
Yale's Gary Brudvig has been named acting director of the new Energy Sciences Institute, an interdisciplinary research initiative dedicated to renewable energy and sequestration (long-term storage) of carbon dioxide.
14 Sep 2011 Yale To Launch Energy Sciences Institute on West Campus
A gift of $25 million from Thomas Steyer '79 and his wife, Kathryn Taylor will help launch an Energy Sciences Institute on West Campus, uniting the best research of Yale’s physicists, chemists, geologists, biologists, and engineers.
7 Jun 2011 Landmark Gift Establishes Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage at Yale University
Yale University President Richard C. Levin today announced the creation of the Yale Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage, funded by a gift of $25 million from Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin '78.
7 Jun 2011 Collections Go Digital
Yale boasts the world’s seventh largest library system, with over 10 million volumes in 21 libraries, and its gallery and museum collections stand among the nation’s finest. Now, plans for a core facility to digitize these holdings promise to revolutionize their use in the lab and classroom.
20 May 2011 Symposium Brings Pharmaceutical Industry Leaders to Yale
Company executives and academic scientists met May 18 at Yale's West Campus for a freewheeling discussion about rejuvenating the way drugs are discovered.
16 May 2011 Yale and Patricia and Peter Gruber Announce Establishment of the Gruber Foundation at Yale
Yale and Patricia and Peter Gruber Announce Establishment of the Gruber Foundation at Yale.
30 Mar 2011 Yale and Gilead Sciences Launch Research Collaboration
A multiyear program will explore the genetic basis and molecular mechanisms of cancer.
13 Jan 2011 Yale launches new Nanobiology Institute on West Campus
Yale’s new Nanobiology Institute will leverage the expertise of biologists, engineers, and other researchers to explore how living and material systems operate at the nanoscale.
13 Dec 2010 Schlessinger to Unite Basic and Translational Research
Yale Cancer Center has named Joseph Schlessinger, a leader in the field of signal transduction, as the founding director of the Cancer Biology Institute at West Campus.