News from 2019

  • Research

MCB Professor Wins grant to Map the Eye

Joshua Sanes, the Jeff C. Tarr Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and the Paul J. Finnegan Family Director for Harvard’s Center for Brain Science, will head a…

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  • Research

Gut Microbes Eat our Medication

The first time Vayu Maini Rekdal manipulated microbes, he made a decent sourdough bread. At the time, young Maini Rekdal, and most people who head to the kitchen,…

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  • Research

Nick Bellono Awarded Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship!

MCB faculty Nick Bellono has been named as a Klingenstein-Simons Fellow in Neuroscience. The Klingenstein-Simons Fellowship, sponsored by the Esther A. & Joseph Klingenstein Fund and the Simons…

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  • Announcement

Nancy Hegarty Honored as a Harvard Hero

In 1975, amid the crush of people who flooded into Boston to watch the World Series, Nancy Hegarty had an epiphany. “The roads were a sea of people,”…

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  • Announcement, Research

Catherine Dulac Elected to American Philosophical Society

MCB faculty Catherine Dulac has been elected to the American Philosophical Society (APS), one of the most venerated scholarly organizations in the United States. The APS is a…

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  • Announcement

Venki Murthy Comments on SEAS’s Move to Allston

MCB Chair, Venki Murthy, is quoted  in the Harvard Crimson. Murthy lab website    

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  • Research

Remodeling Flagellar Motors [Berg Lab]

Most bacteria swim through fluids by rotating helical flagella, driven at their base by a macromolecular rotary motor. The motor drives the flagellum against the viscous resistance of…

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  • Education

Four MCB Concentrators and Two CPB Concentrators Inducted into PBK Honor Society

The Harvard chapter of Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society in the United States, inducts approximately 96 graduating seniors each May. This…

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  • Education

Three Neuroscience Concentrators Elected to PBK

Neuroscience concentrators Anahita Iyer (‘19), EJ Kim (‘19), and Sanjay Patil (‘19) have been elected to Phi Beta Kappa (PBK), the oldest and most prestigious academic honor society…

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