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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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, 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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  • 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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  • Research

Lewis E. Kay to Give Edsall Lecture

Biophysicist Lewis E. Kay will deliver the 2019 Edsall Lecture on May 9 at noon in the Northwest Building, B103. His talk is titled “The Important Role of…

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  • Research

A Mechanistic Approach with Nicholas Bellono

MCB’s new assistant professor, Nicholas Bellono, has an eye for detail. In his sensory biology lab, students will be encouraged to figure out how cells respond to stimuli,…

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  • Research

Five MCB Postdocs Receive Prestigious Research Fellowships

Harvard MCB hosts dozens of promising early career scientists, many of whom conduct research under the auspices of postdoctoral fellowships. These five postdocs recently received funding in support…

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  • Research

Sir Adrian Bird Will Deliver the Paul Doty Lecture on April 25, 2019

Sir Adrian Bird of the University of Edinburgh will deliver the 2019 Paul Doty Lecture April 25 at 12:00 pm in Northwest Building, B103. The topic of the…

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  • Research

Matthew Meselson Receives 2019 Future of Life Award

The Future of Life Institute has named MCB faculty Matthew Meselson as the recipient of the 2019 Future of Life Award in recognition of his work on bioweapons…

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