Yale’s Vinland Map, widely considered a modern forgery, is undergoing new scientific analysis at the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage to better understand its material composition and how they relate to two medieval volumes with which the map was bound.
Paul Messier, of the Institute for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage (r), and Edward Cooke, Department of the History of Art (l), have been recognized with Awards of Distinction for Scholarship and Conservation and the Teaching of Art History from the College Arts Association.
PITCH – the Program in Innovative Therapeutics for Connecticut’s Health, a State funded partnership between Yale and UConn - is accelerating faculty spin out projects based on big ideas for new medicines.
Molecular biophysics and art conservation have been united at Yale thanks to a new Teaching Lab at West Campus. Led by Andrew Miranker, the undergraduate Art and Biomolecular Recognition class teaches hands-on DNA engineering techniques to bring real-world art conservation to a groundbreaking new scale.
Stavroula Hatzios listens in on dialogues between infectious bacteria and host cells. A faculty member at Yale’s Microbial Sciences Institute, Hatzios applies chemical tools to study how dangerous microbes, including the one that causes cholera, interact with the host. What she learns could point the way toward new strategies to fight infection.