News from 2011

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ANNUAL HOLIDAY GIFT DRIVE (UNTIL DECEMBER 19TH, 2011)

  MCB Building Operations crew (L to R): Jimmy Costello, Gary Goodwin, Les Takacs, Eileen Snow, Paul Tighe, Velma Dupont, and Chuck Bilikas

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PAUL DOTY 1920-2011

  Paul Doty, Mallinckrodt Professor of Biochemistry, Emeritus, Director Emeritus, Center for Science and International Affairs died at home on 5 December 2011 at the age of 91…

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RETROVIRAL RNA SNAPS INTO SHAPE!

(L-R) M. Durney, V. D'Souza, J. Nagle, Carolina Salguero Retroviruses, like all viruses, rely on host protein machinery to carry out every step in their life cycle. Therefore,…

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NEW RESEARCH CENTER AIMS TO MAP BRAIN’S NERVE CIRCUITS IN SEARCH FOR CAUSES OF MENTAL ILLNESS

(L-R) T. Hensch, C. Dulac, J. Cuff, J. Lichtman, X. Zhuang Scientists in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology (MCB) and Center for Brain Science (CBS) have…

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BRAIN TEAM WINS NIH AWARD

(L-R)Jeff Lichtman, Markus Meister, and Joshua Sanes A special federal grant for bold, outside-of-the-box biomedical proposals has been awarded to an MCB team with an ambitious plan to…

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STEVEN CHU PRESENTS 2011 BLOCH LECTURE

This year’s Bloch Lecture will be given by Steven Chu, the United States Secretary of Energy. The title of his lecture will be “The Role of Science, Technology…

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ANNUAL THANKSGIVING FOOD DRIVE (THURSDAY, NOV. 10 UNTIL THURSDAY, NOV. 17, 2011)

  MCB Building Operations crew (L to R): Jimmy Costello, Gary Goodwin, Les Takacs, Eileen Snow, Paul Tighe, Velma DuPont, and Chuck Bilikas

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MCB AWARDS 2011 PERALTA AND MESELSON PRIZES TO GHAZALEH ASHRAFI AND JEREMIAH COHEN

(l-r) Ghazaleh Ashrafi and Markus Meister (l-r) Matthew Meselson, Jeremiah Cohen and Nao Uchida Ghazaleh Ashrafi and Jeremiah Cohen received prizes given annually for outstanding research achievement at…

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SMELL YOUR FRIENDS FROM YOUR ENEMIES!

(l to r) Yoh Isogai, Catherine Dulac, Venkatesh N. Murthy, Vikrant Kapoor   Unlike humans, most animals rely heavily on scents to collect information about their external environment,…

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