News


October 15, 2020
Dr. Craig M. Crews awarded the Heinrich Wielend Prize, Heinrich Wieland Laureate 2020

October 10, 2019
Big Pharma Bets on Body’s Garbage-Disposal System to Beat Cancer

September 12, 2019
Congratulations to Cesar De Leon for being selected as a Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) Hanna Gray Fellow.

June 19, 2019
These Protein Picker-Uppers Keep Your Cells Clean and Healthy - Arvinas in the news.

March 20, 2019
Protein-slaying drugs could be the next blockbuster therapies.  Nature News Feature - March 20, 2019

February 11, 2019
Craig awarded the 2019 Pharmacia-ASPET Award for Experimental Therapeutics.

July 25, 2018
Craig received the 2018 Pierre Fabre Award for Therapeutic Innovation.

July 25, 2018
Congratulations to Shanique Alabi and Mike Bond for their respective HHMI Gilliam and NIH F31 Pre-doctoral Fellowships!

May 8, 2018
Craig is awarded the 2018 Khorana Prize by the Royal Society of Chemistry.

September 29, 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Jay Serebrenik for completing his Thesis Defense and earning his Doctoral Degree!

February 28, 2017
Craig awarded the 2017 AACR Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemistry in Cancer Research.

September 30, 2016
Congratulations to Grant Parker Flowers for being awarded the NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship.

September 16, 2016
Congratulations to Dan Bondeson who received the NCI Predoctoral to Postdoctoral Fellow Transition Award (F99/K00).

September 16, 2016
John Hines has received the R50 Research Specialists Award from the National Cancer Institute.

January 31, 2016
Craig awarded $10M grant to launch PITCH, a new biotech accelerator program.   http://pitch.yale.edu/

November 25, 2015
Craig receives the Yale Cancer Center Translational Research Prize.

October 16, 2015
Craig receives an inaugural National Cancer Institute R35 Outstanding Investigator Award (OIA).

September 30, 2015
Congratulations to Parker Grant Flowers for being awarded the Connecticut Regenerative Medicine Research Fund Seed Grant.

June 10, 2015
New type of drug can target all disease-causing proteins.

April 21, 2015
Congratulations to Jemilat Salami who received a NSF Pre-Doctoral Fellowship.

December 31, 2014
Doris Hellerschmeid-Jelinek was awarded an EMBO Long-term Fellowship to support her postdoctoral training in the Crews Lab.

August 22, 2014
Crews awarded UCB-Ehrlich Award for work on anti-cancer therapy

December 4, 2013
Craig has received CURE’s inaugural Entrepreneur of the Year Award.

December 2, 2013
Craig Crews has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for “distinguished contributions to the field of chemical biology and particularly for contributions to the development of a new anticancer drug.”

October 3, 2013
Arvinas, Inc., a new biotech startup, is founded on the protein degradation technologies from the Crews Lab. 

July 27, 2012
Carfilzomib/KyprolisTM, the next generation proteasome inhibitor developed in the Crews lab, received accelerated FDA approval for relapsed and refractory multiple myeloma.

May 1, 2012
GlaxoSmithKline announces a collaboration with the Crews lab to explore its PROTAC technology to control intracellular protein levels

October 1, 2011
Craig was selected as an Ellison Medical Foundation Senior Scholar in Aging

July 26, 2011
Leah Campbell successfully defended her doctoral thesis entitled Investigations of the Role of the Regeneration Epithelium during Axolotl Limb Regeneration

January 1, 2011
Anke Roth has joined the lab as a postdoc from Christoph Arenz’s lab, HU Berlin

October 1, 2010
Craig is invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of ChemBioChem.

August 1, 2010
Craig has been appointed Gastprofessor at the Universität Konstanz.

June 1, 2010
Craig is named The Lewis B. Cullman Professor of Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology.

May 1, 2010
André Hartmann has joined the lab as a Postdoc from Monika Mazik’s lab, Tu-Braunschweig.

December 23, 2009
Mohamed Bouzaffour has joined the lab as a postdoc from the Inserm lab U770 in Paris.

September 29, 2009
Philipp Weissert joins the lab as a Postdoc from Elly Tanaka’s lab at the Max Planck Institute in Dresden.

September 28, 2009
Yujun Liang has joined the lab as a postdoc from the Ocean University of China.

September 1, 2009
Congratulations to Dr. Ashley Schneekloth for defending her thesis!!  (Improving the PROTAC Method for Targeted Intracellular Protein Degradation)

July 1, 2009
Yale Innovators profiles the Lab’s work on proteasome inhibitors.

June 1, 2009
Craig receives a Grand Challenges Exploration grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

April 1, 2009
Dennis Buckley joins the lab as a Grad Student.

March 31, 2009
The Crews Lab Music Project (vol 2) is released by Creative Directors Leah Campbell and Nick Aberle to critical acclaim.  The CLMP is an annual compilation of songs, by obscure artists, chosen by lab members.  The purpose of the project is to broaden our musical horizons by discovering new songs, artists and genres. 

February 2, 2009
Tom Sundberg from the Glick Lab, University of Michigan joins the lab as a postdoc. 

February 2, 2009
Alessio Ciulli from the Abell Lab, University of Cambridge joins the lab as a postdoc, supported by a Human Frontier Science Program Fellowship.

January 5, 2009
Kanak Raina joins the lab as a graduate student.

December 1, 2008
Stephanie Leuenroth moves to a position at the US FDA

September 1, 2008
Peter Gareiss joins us from the Miller Lab, University of Rochester.

July 1, 2008
Craig appointed Editor of Chemistry & Biology.

February 1, 2008
Seung-Yong Seo appointed Assistant Professor at Woosuk University, Korea.

October 1, 2007
Nicholas Aberle receives the Alcoa Foundation Fellowship from the American Australian Association.

July 2, 2007
Tim Corson receives a Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Postdoctoral Fellowship.

June 1, 2007
Leah Campbell receives a fellowship to study at the Marine Biological Laboratory.

May 1, 2007
Craig nominated to participate in the Yale China Trip as a member of the “Yale 100”

January 1, 2007
Pasquale Cirone recipient of Leukemia and Lymphoma Society Postdoctoral Fellowship.

October 2, 2006
Hüseyin Cavga recipient of the Feodor Lynen Research Scholarship from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.

September 4, 2006
Mathieu Pucheault appointed Assistant Professor at Université de Rennes 1.

August 1, 2006
Seung-Yong Seo recipient of the Korea Research Foundation Fellowship.

March 1, 2006
Nature Newsblog comments on Craig’s presentation at the National ACS Meeting in Atlanta.

March 1, 2006
Ashley Smith recipient of the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship.

February 1, 2006
Hyun Seop Tae recipient of the Korea Research Foundation Fellowship.

January 2, 2006
Craig receives the Friedrich Wilhelm Bessel Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation.