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Founded in 2014, the Simons Society of Fellows is a community of scholars that encourages intellectual interactions across disciplines and across research centers in the New York City area.
Senior Fellows are distinguished scientists based in New York City. Junior Fellows are outstanding young scientists who receive support from the foundation for three years to conduct independent research at an institution of higher learning in New York City, with no teaching obligations.Learn More
An interview with Stanford University data scientist Johan Ugander, who explains his research on dissimilarities in social networks.
The p53 gene, the cell's defensive agent against mutations, seems to be the reason human cells resist gene editing.
This article looks at philanthropic efforts on behalf of basic research, including those of the Simons Foundation. They span a range of modalities, from assistance for individual investigators to the establishment of research institutes.