News from 2018

  • 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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  • Education

Grad Students Earn Fellowships

MCO students Felix Barber and Gal Lumbroso have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will support their future  research. Barber, a joint student in the Amir and Murray labs,…

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  • Education

Congratulations to the 2018 Dowling Prize Winner Norma Hylton

Norma Hylton (class of ‘18) has won this year’s John E. Dowling Thesis Prize. This award is given to one undergraduate student each year who has demonstrated exceptional…

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  • Education

Neurobiology Concentrator Will Travel to Colombia Under a Fulbright Research Grant

Neurobiology concentrator Isa DeLaura (‘18) has been awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to support her research in Montería, Colombia. DeLaura  will spend next year studying hantavirus, a rodent-borne…

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  • Education

MCB Postdocs Receive International Fellowships

Five MCB postdoctoral fellows have been awarded fellowships from organizations and private foundations that support interdisciplinary basic research. Jadiel Wasson of the Mango Lab received a prestigious Helen…

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