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News from 2020

To Sting, or Not to Sting? [Bellono Lab]

Most ocean swimmers are aware, either through warnings from others or firsthand experience, of the painful, itching and burning sensation that can come from an encounter with a…

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Phi Beta Kappa Honors MCB Faculty Rachelle Gaudet with Award for Excellence in Teaching

The Harvard chapter of the Phi Beta Kappa (PBK) honor society has named MCB faculty Rachelle Gaudet as a recipient of the Alpha-Iota Prize for Excellence in Teaching.…

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Harvard Gazette’s “Postcards from Here” Series Features Hayoung Ahn (Neuro ‘20)

Neuroscience concentrator Hayoung Ahn (‘20) is one of the most recent students to share her reflections in The Harvard Gazette’s “Postcards from Here” series, which highlights the perspectives…

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Five MCB Postdocs Receive Fellowships from the NIH, the NSF, and the German Research Foundation (DFG)

Five MCB postdocs have recently been awarded prestigious fellowships that will support their work in neuroscience and molecular biology. Jessica Osterhout of the Dulac Lab and Joseph Zak…

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STAY CONNECTED_CPB/MCB and Neuroscience Concentrations

CPB and MCB Concentrations Irina Cashen Life in quarantine has certainly been teaching me perspective. That I have much to be grateful for and that my complaints, while…

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Going Back to a Greener Lab [Murthy Lab]

Another day in the lab, another trashcan full of disposable plastic. Especially on days when experiments don’t work, this hidden cost of doing scientific research becomes particularly frustrating.…

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Edward Kim (CPB ‘21), William Ho (CPB ‘21), and Evelyn Wong (Neuro ‘21) Selected to Join Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society

Even though Harvard’s undergraduates are currently studying from home, the Harvard chapter of The Phi Beta Kappa Society (PBK) is continuing its spring tradition of inducting students who…

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Sean Eddy to Become New MCB Department Chair

Professor Sean Eddy has been named as the next MCB Department Chair. He will succeed current MCB Department Chair Venkatesh Murthy, when Murthy's three year term concludes on…

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Andrew Murray, The Easy Way is Hard Enuff

As a graduate student, more than thirty years ago, I enjoyed doing experiments so much that I would go into lab on Sunday mornings secure in the knowledge…

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