Hilary Coller

Associate Professor of Molecular Biology, Princeton University

Hilary Coller is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. Her laboratory at Princeton studies how some human cells can remain alive for long periods of time while not dividing to make other cells. She has received fellowships from the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund andthe Leukemia Lymphoma Society. She is a Milton E. Cassel scholar of the Rita Allen Foundation and has received research awards from the Avon Foundation, the PhRMAFoundation, Johnson & Johnson and the National Institutes of Health.

Coller received her bachelors with high honors in biochemistry and molecular biology from Harvard University. She received her Ph.D. from MIT and performed postdoctoral research at the Whitehead Institute and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center with Jim Roberts.

Coller is a Big Think Delphi Fellow.