News from 2018

  • Education

Dominic Mao brings STEM Back Home

Dominic Mao, advisor for two of Harvard’s life sciences concentrations (Molecular and Cellular Biology and Chemical and Physical Biology) and MCB lecturer, spent part of his summer in…

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  • Education

MCB Professors Inspire Next Generation of Neuroscientists

Twice a year the MIT Museum honors women in science while simultaneously inspiring their future peers with Girls Day, an event aimed at children 10 and up. This…

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  • Announcement

MCB Professor Wins Top Award

MCB professor Catherine Dulac has won the 2018 Karl Spencer Lashley Award from the American Philosophical Society. The prize, which was named for distinguished neuropsychologist and former Harvard…

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  • Announcement

Its That Time of Year!

Each winter MCB celebrates the "giving season" with a holiday gift drive. This year we are taking gifts for Rosie's Place, the oldest women's shelter in America. Your…

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  • Education

MCO Student Wins Fellowship

Fourth-year MCO graduate student Andrew Kane is the proud winner of a fellowship from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR). The AFAR Scholarships for Research in the…

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  • Research

Paint Colors on a Connectomic Map [Lichtman Lab]

[caption]Tao Fang (l) and Hidde Ploegh[/caption] Brain is arguably the most complicated biological tissue. Many different cell types are intertwined and interconnected. Moreover the number of different cell…

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  • Research

Functional Brain Cartography at Cellular Resolution [Dulac Lab]

A major goal of the abstract expressionist painters was to represent, convey and evoke emotion by reducing the use of color and gesture to their most basic forms.…

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  • Announcement

Happy Halloween!

Greetings from the first-year MCO graduate students.

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  • Announcement

John Dowling’s Newest Book on Understanding the Brain

In 1999, W.W. Norton published my book, “Creating Mind: How the Brain Works” that was written primarily for the non-scientist. It did well, and was reprinted seven times.…

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