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Annual MCB Retreat Awards Celebrate Contributions to the Department

This year’s annual MCB departmental retreat took place in person in Falmouth, Massachusetts . Students, faculty, postdocs, and staff from the department gathered for two days of networking…

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Annual MCB Retreat Awards Celebrate Contributions to the Department

This year’s annual MCB departmental retreat took place in person in Falmouth, Massachusetts . Students, faculty, postdocs, and staff from the department gathered for two days of networking…

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Stories in Science Highlights MCO Alum Leo Ferreira

MCO alum and current assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina Leonardo Ferreira (Ph.D. ‘16) recently published an essay about his research into immune tolerance on the…

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Thank You & Enjoy Your Break! 

With holidays approaching, MCB would like to thank students, staff, faculty, and postdocs for being part of the MCB community.  Whether you’re marking this weekend with a “Turkey…

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Staff Spotlight: Lindsay Guest (MCO Program Administrator)

After two years working as MCO’s Program Coordinator, Lindsay Guest was appointed MCO Program Administrator in August. Her role has expanded to include comprehensive management of the program,…

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Who Gets to Decide How Cells Evolve?

Evolutionary adaptation is the process by which organisms change or acquire features over time in response to new challenges. The ability of organisms to adapt is remarkable and…

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MCB’s Annual Gift Drive Collecting Kids’ Winter Coats for Cradles to Crayons

This year, MCB’s Annual Gift Drive is collecting winter coats in all children’s sizes, as well as kids’ socks, for the nonprofit Cradles to Crayons. Established in 2002,…

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How Zebrafish Use “Simple Hacks” to Swim in a School

Schools of zebrafish move in complex patterns, but individual zebrafish use simple visual cues to decide where to swim, according to a new Nature Communications paper from the…

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BioLounge to Reopen on Tuesday, November 16

Next Tuesday (November 16), the BioLounge space on the first floor of BioLabs will reopen, providing free coffee to Harvard students, researchers, and staff. COVID precautions, such as…

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Eddy Lab Finds New Exceptions to the (Almost) Universal Code of Life

While humans, E. coli bacteria, and archaea look very different on the outside, they all descended from a common ancestor that lived billions of years ago. One sign…

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MCB faculty Catherine Dulac Receives Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Neuroscience

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has honored MCB faculty Catherine Dulac with the 2021 Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award. The award celebrates distinguished neuroscientists for their efforts to…

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