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AI Agents Help Worms Find Food by Integrating with Their Nervous Systems [Ramanathan Lab]

There is a class of AI called reinforcement learning (RL), which works by taking actions in an environment and then learning from the outcome. RL agents have become…

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AI Agents Help Worms Find Food by Integrating with Their Nervous Systems [Ramanathan Lab]

There is a class of AI called reinforcement learning (RL), which works by taking actions in an environment and then learning from the outcome. RL agents have become…

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Model Predicts Size of Yeast Clusters [Murray Lab]

Researchers from the Murray Lab, led by Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) graduate student Piyush Nanda, have recently published a paper in the journal Current Biology on a…

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Jessica Manning, MCB Executive Director, Recognized as a Harvard Hero

With great enthusiasm, members of MCB faculty and staff nominated Jessica Manning, MCB Executive Director, for this year’s  Harvard Hero Program to recognize her leadership and management within…

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Francisco Arellano Honored with FAS Dean’s Distinction Award

Francisco Arellano, MCB’s Events Coordinator, loves the graduation season. After the students put in all the hard work and sacrifice, commencement is a time for them to celebrate…

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Integrative Biology Concentrator Julie Heng Awarded Hoopes Prize for Thesis Research Conducted in the Murray Lab

Integrative Biology (IB) concentrator Julie Heng (‘24) has won a Hoopes Prize for thesis research she did in the Murray Lab. The university-wide Hoopes Prize celebrates excellence in…

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Neuroscience Concentrator Melissa Meng Wins Glushko Undergraduate Thesis Prize

Neuroscience concentrator Melissa Meng has been awarded the Glushko Undergraduate Thesis Prize, which honors students who write theses in cognitive science. It is issued by the Mind Brain…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Congratulations to our graduating seniors who have concentrated in MCB, CPB, and Neuroscience. Congratulations to all our graduating PhD students; those in the MCO program as well as…

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Inside Perspective by Courtney Whilden_ MCB 30th Birthday Party

Because of the myriad of scientific discoveries that have been made in the Biolabs building, I have always thought that our department, MCB, is over 100 years old.…

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