Brandeis University

Jeffrey Hall and Michael Rosbash
Professors win Nobel Prize
Michael Rosbash and Jeffrey Hall win the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. Dedicated researchers, teachers and mentors, they have inspired generations of students to explore without boundaries.
An image of the neutron star merger
Researchers observe gravitational waves from a neutron star crash 130 million years ago
Physicist Marcelle Soares-Santos played a major role in the discovery as part of a team in Chile that captured images of the waves.
Four students from the Rosbash lab
Generations of students collaborate in Nobel winning lab
What’s it like doing research as a student in the neuroscience lab of a Nobel Prize winner? Students in the Rosbash lab share their experiences.
A view of the great lawn

A beautiful place to learn

Explore without Boundaries

Brandeis Scientists Win Nobel Prize

Biology Professor Michael Rosbash praised Brandeis for allowing him to 'explore without boundaries' after being named a co-recipient of the Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine on Oct. 2, 2017. Rosbash won the honor along with Brandeis Professor Emeritus of Biology Jeffrey Hall and Rockefeller University’s Michael Young. They are the first Brandeis faculty members to win a Nobel Prize.