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Science for Breakthroughs

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Jeffrey Brock

Dean Jeffrey Brock
“Solutions to the world’s great challenges require innovation in science and technology. Yale’s leadership in science, engineering, and mathematics positions us to understand the world and shape its future.”
Jeffrey Brock
Dean of the School of Engineering & Applied Science
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Investing for Impact

Science Priorities

Asked to identify areas of science that will have the greatest impact on society, Yale scientists named five disciplines—data science, quantum science, neuroscience, inflammation science, and environmental science—where strategic investment could lead to life-changing discoveries.
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Sustaining the Science Community

Cross-Cutting Investments

Yale succeeds as a leading research institution because it attracts top faculty members, competes for the best students, and fully supports their aspirations. Your gifts to the foundations of our science enterprise cut across every discipline, providing the tools our scientists need to speed discovery and innovation.
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February 6, 2023

New Yale Research Aims for Head Start on Future Pandemics

With support from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute’s Emerging Pathogens Initiative, two Yale labs will lead research teams exploring the origins, mechanisms, and evolution of new pathogens that could threaten human health.
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December 2, 2022

Transforming Cancer Care Through the Microbiome

A generous donation has brought together an interdisciplinary group of Yale researchers to examine how the microbiome affects BRCA-related cancers.
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November 1, 2022

Unlock $50 Million for Medicine, Nursing, and Public Health

With a new fundraising challenge, Yale University is partnering with donors to create enduring support for three professional schools focused on health.
For Humanity

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