News from 2016

  • Research

MCB PROFESSOR NAMED 2016 HHMI FACULTY SCHOLAR

Congratulations to MCB professor Victoria D’Souza, who was selected by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) as one of their 2016 Faculty Scholars. D’Souza is one of 84…

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  • Education

CPB CONCENTRATOR’S WORK FEATURED IN HARVARD GAZETTE

Tuber arnoldianum (image courtesy of Benjamin Wolfe) Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) concentrator, Hannah Zurier's finds a new fungus, Tuber arnoldianum, at Harvard's Arnold Arboretum. Read more in…

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  • Research

THE INAUGURAL JACK STROMINGER LECTURE SERIES, COMING SOON TO A CAMPUS NEAR YOU

The Inaugural Jack Strominger Lecture Series, awarded annually to an immunobiologist who has made significant contributions of inquiry in the field, kicks off next week with lectures at…

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  • Education

IN-THE-NEWS; FROM ED PORTAL TO THE COLLEGE

Kevin Yang is the first Harvard Ed Portal participant to attend the College. Read more in the Boston Globe (PDF), Harvard Gazette, on the Ed Portal website. Message…

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  • Education

TWO MCB STUDENTS WIN HHMI FELLOWSHIPS

Through their hard work and impressive research goals, fourth-year grad student Felix Baier of the Hoekstra Lab and third-year grad student Alyson Ramirez of the Mango Lab and…

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  • Education

MCB STUDENT WINS TWO FELLOWSHIPS

Third-year MCO student Catherine Weiner of the Rinn Lab in SCRB  was doubly lauded this spring when she earned a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship (NSF-GRF) and…

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A MULTI-LAYERED NEURAL COMPUTATION FOR SIMPLE ARITHMETIC [UCHIDA LAB]

An exciting aspect of neuroscience is the ability to peek into the brain, measuring the activity of neurons in behaving animals. Electrophysiology allows us to listen to the…

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  • Research

A SOLUTION TO THE OLFACTORY COCKTAIL PARTY PROBLEM [MURTHY LAB]

How good are we at detecting a specific smell in a mixture of smells – for example, the fragrance of a stargazer lily in a large bouquet of…

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  • Education

NEW QUESTIONS

He may have left his bench for a desk and a corner office, but “I didn’t leave science!” insists Fanuel Muindi, MCB’s new Assistant Director of Graduate Programs…

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  • Research

PANNING FOR PRECIOUS METALS [GAUDET LAB]

When we think of the chemical elements of life, the “big four” of carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and hydrogen leap to mind, and rightly so, as they make up…

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