News from 2019

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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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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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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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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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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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Nick Bellono Selected as 2019 Searle Scholar

Since 1980, the prestigious Searle Scholars Program has funded early-career scientists who show exceptional promise. MCB faculty Nick Bellono has been selected as one of this year’s 15…

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The Genetics of Schizophrenia [Schier Lab]

A recent study in Cell  (PDF) from the Schier lab defines candidate genes for schizophrenia and identifies shared roles for these genes. Schizophrenia is a devastating psychiatric disorder.…

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Ketamine Response Cycles in Females [Hensch Lab]

Ketamine for clinical use is clouded in controversy. Hallucinogenic party drug (“Special K”) and well-known anesthetic, it is increasingly touted as a panacea at low-doses for unresponsive depression…

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Nick Bellono Chosen As 2019 Sloan Research Fellow

MCB professor Nicholas Bellono has been chosen as a 2019 Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow in Neuroscience. Each year, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation awards $70,000 to 126…

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One-punch Triggers of Genomic Chaos [Murray Lab]

We have discovered that cancer might arise faster than previously thought: by combining evolution of yeast cells and human cell culture experiments Miguel Coelho and Andrew Murray were…

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