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Japan Summer Science Undergraduate Research Program (JSSURP) Expands to New Sites and Disciplines

Years ago, a Harvard undergraduate named Takao Hensch decided to spend a year conducting research in Japan. But lining up a position overseas proved tricky. “I put it…

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  • Education

Japan Summer Science Undergraduate Research Program (JSSURP) Expands to New Sites and Disciplines

Years ago, a Harvard undergraduate named Takao Hensch decided to spend a year conducting research in Japan. But lining up a position overseas proved tricky. “I put it…

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  • Education

MCO Grad Student Elizabeth May Named as Aramont Fund Fellow!

MCO graduate student Elizabeth May (G4) of the Gaudet Lab has received a fellowship from the Aramont Fund for Emerging Science Research in support of a project called…

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  • Education, Research

For Signaling Receptors, Location Matters [Ramanathan Lab]

For embryos to develop properly, cells must communicate with one another over long ranges through diffusive chemical signals called morphogens. These signals act as instructive cues for the…

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  • Research

For Bacillus subtilis, Fate is Just a Game [Losick Lab]

Bacillus subtilis is a bacterium with many talents. Some cells devote themselves to exploration, abandoning their relatives to live as swimming ‘motile’ cells. Others instead choose a cooperative,…

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  • Education, Research

Harvard Junior Fellow Kapil Ramachandran Receives Prestigious NIH Director’s Early Independence Award

The signal kept vanishing, but Kapil Ramachandran (@KVRamachandran5) kept searching for it. The then-graduate-student at Johns Hopkins was using tracing molecules called “radiolabels” to follow the life of…

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  • Education

MCO Alum Tessa Montague Chosen as 2019 Hanna Gray Fellow by HHMI!

MCO graduate program alum Tessa Montague (Ph.D, ‘18) has been selected as a recipient HHMI’s prestigious Hanna Gray Fellowship. The fellowship provides up to 1.4 million dollars in…

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  • Education

MCB Community Members Honored at Departmental Retreat

Each fall, Harvard MCB holds a departmental research retreat, where incoming students can meet faculty and learn about the department’s research offerings. At this year’s retreat, MCB community…

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  • Research

Computing the Evolution of Specificity in Dynamic Protein Interfaces [Gaudet Lab]

As our brain develops, neurons need to connect to each other through synapses. We study a family of proteins called clustered protocadherins that help ensure that only proper…

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  • Research

José Velilla of the Gaudet Lab Receives HHMI Gilliam Fellowship [Gaudet Lab]

Chemical biology grad student José Velilla [G4] of the Gaudet Lab has been named as a recipient of HHMI’s Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study. The Gilliam Fellowship supports…

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  • Announcement

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2019 MCB Staff Badminton Tournament!

1st – LJ Connelly (MCB/CBS Core Admin – Finance) and Alex Gonsalves (Northwest Building – Shipping and Receiving ) 2nd – Katie Scrocca (MCB Core Admin – MCB Graduate…

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