News from 2007

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MEISTER LAB: THE EYE HAS A SHORT ATTENTION SPAN

Co-authors(from left to right): Bence Ölveczky and Markus Meister No matter how hard we fix our gaze, our eyes are in constant motion due to involuntary head and…

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TECHNICOLOR BRAINS: MAPPING NEURAL CIRCUITS IN “BRAINBOW” MICE

The co-authors (left to right): Ju Lu, Jeff W. Lichtman, Jean Livet, Joshua R. Sanes, Tamily A. Weissman, Ryan W. Draft, Hyuno Kang More than a century ago,…

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SUMMER RESEARCH IN BANGALORE

Program participants (clockwise from top-left): Jaline Gerardin, Varun Narendra and unidentified University of Chicago student; Kevin Zhang; local student and Yonit Lavin; Megan Srinivas Throughout history, scientists have…

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GELBART LAB: GENOME ANALYSIS OF TWELVE DROSOPHILA SPECIES

(L to R): Kyl Myrick, Rob Kulathinal, Beverley Matthews, Lynn Crosby, Kenneth Wiley, Bill Gelbart, Jerry Antone, Sian Gramates Susan Russo and AJ Bhutkar On Thursday, November 8,…

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SIR JOHN SKEHEL TO DELIVER 2007 JOHN T. EDSALL LECTURE

Sir John Skehel The annual John T. Edsall Lecture returns on Thursday, November 8th with Sir John Skehel of the National Institute of Medical Research. Sir John Skehel,…

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CHRISTOPHER MURPHY AWARDED 2007 PERALTA PRIZE

Christopher Murphy This year’s Peralta Prize has been awarded to Christopher Murphy of the Matt Michael lab in MCB for his graduate work, “Mechanism of Checkpoint Activation at…

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MULTISITE PHOSPHORYLATION AND CIRCADIAN OSCILLATIONS

Left to right: Michael J. Rust, Erin K. O'Shea, and Joseph S. Markson Circadian rhythms are daily cycles of behavior and metabolism that allow organisms to anticipate the…

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RECYCLING EQUIPMENT TO HELP SCIENTISTS IN NEED

The laboratory of Dr Hector Morbidoni in Rosario, Argentina, before (left) and after receiving equipment from Seeding Labs. Members of Seeding Labs prepare a shipment for a teaching…

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JIM WATSON TO OFFER PUBLIC LECTURE ON LESSONS FROM A LIFE IN SCIENCE: WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 3

 

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ANDREW MCMAHON ELECTED TO THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF LONDON

Andy McMahonphoto © The Royal Society Andrew McMahon, Frank B. Baird, Jr. Professor of Science within Harvard's Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, and a principal faculty of…

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