News from 2018

  • Education

Six Harvard Grad Students Selected As NSF Graduate Research Fellows

The National Science Foundation (NSF)’s prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) provides funding to promising graduate students. This fall, six MCO graduate students-- Easun Arunachalam, Karen Bao, Megan…

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  • Education

Summer Interns Gain Research Experience and Forge Friendships Through SROH Program

This summer, Harvard’s MCO program hosted seven undergraduate researchers through the Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) internship program. The interns spent ten weeks performing experiments in Harvard…

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  • Education

CPB Graduate Wins Fulbright Fellowship

Ryan Ward, a Chemical and Physical Biology concentrator who graduated this May, will soon be leaving for a Fulbright fellowship position at the Bowler Lab at the École…

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  • Education

Five Neuroscience Concentrators Inducted into Phi Beta Kappa!

Five graduating Neuroscience concentrators have been elected to the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa honor society as part of the “Senior 48”. The new inductees from Neurobiology are: Defne…

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  • Education

This Sibling has a Mission

Nathan Grant, an undergraduate MCB concentrator, chose to study biology for very personal reasons. “My inspiration comes from my twin brother Nik, who has a rare, genetic, lysosomal…

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  • Education

Neurobiology student inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Nathan Williams, class of ‘19, has been invited to join the Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) honors society. He will join 23 other juniors who have been chosen this…

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  • Education

Harvard MCB Faculty and Amgen Foundation Partner to Launch Game-changing Online Science Education Platform

Harvard University, the Amgen Foundation, and edX announced the creation of the LabXchange online platform, which transforms access to the scientific process by integrating digital instruction, interactivity,  and…

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  • Education

Grad Student Awarded Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

MD/PhD student Clara Starkweather --2018 PhD Uchida Lab-- has won the 2018 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. She will receive $50,000 in prize money. After being nominated by faculty,…

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  • Education

Individual Development Plan Matters

Since 2014, the NIH has required annual progress reports to include a description of whether academic institutions make use of the Individual Development Plan (IDP) or not. An…

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  • Education

MCO Student Chosen to Attend Science Media Awards Summit in the Hub (SMASH) 2018

Every other year, filmmakers, journalists, researchers, and media creators who cover science gather at Science Media Awards & Summit in the Hub (SMASH) to celebrate multimedia science storytelling.…

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