News from 2015

  • Announcement

Victoria D’Souza and Vlad Denic Promoted to Professors of Molecular and Cellular Biology

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  • Education

MCO STUDENT CAROLINA SALGUERO APPOINTED 2016 HORIZON SCHOLAR

Carolina Salguero, a fifth-year graduate student in Victoria D’Souza’s lab, has earned a prestigious post as one of eight 2016 Horizon Scholars, a cohort selected by Harvard faculty…

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  • Education

SHREE BOSE (MCB, ’16) AMONG HARVARD’S 15 MOST INTERESTING SENIORS

This week, the Harvard Crimson profiled undergraduate superstar and MCB concentrator Shree Bose as one of 2016’s “15 Most Interesting Seniors.” Bose, who won the Google Science Fair…

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  • Education

FIVE MCB POSTDOCS RECEIVE FELLOWSHIPS

(l to r) H. Sophie Knobloch-Bollmann, Shankar Mukherji and Marco Fumasoni We are pleased to announce the following MCB postdocs have been awarded fellowships in 2015.  Congratulations to…

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  • Education

SCINOTE: UNDERGRADUATE ENTREPRENEUR IN SCIENCE EDUCATION

Student by day, Executive Director by night, neuroscience concentrator Yi Zhang, class of 2017, moonlights as the mastermind behind SciNote, a science blog and non-profit education organization that…

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  • Research

HOW DO ZEBRAFISH PERCEIVE HEAT? [ENGERT AND SCHIER LABS]

(l to r) Alex Schier, Martin Haesemeyer and Florian Engert As we explore our environment we constantly experience new sensations – changes in the visual scene, different sounds…

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  • Research

FINDING CORTICAL PROGENITORS IN HIGHER VERTEBRATES [RAMANATHAN LAB]

The surface of the human brain has many folds (is gyrified), quite unlike the smooth surface of the mouse brain.  This gyrification correlates with the increase in size…

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