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Moving in the Dark: Primary Visual Cortex Encodes Information 3D Orienting Movements of the Head

For the past half century, neuroscientists have seen the visual cortex as the part of the brain that processes imagery. Visual information enters the brain via the retina…

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Moving in the Dark: Primary Visual Cortex Encodes Information 3D Orienting Movements of the Head

For the past half century, neuroscientists have seen the visual cortex as the part of the brain that processes imagery. Visual information enters the brain via the retina…

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MCB Chair Sean Eddy Highlights Inclusion Issues and Encourages MCB Community to Try New Strategies

On MCB Chair Sean Eddy’s first day on the job, over 140 MCB community members tuned in for a “town hall” Zoom call to discuss the most pressing…

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Amanda Whipple Receives the Rita Allen Foundation’s Most Prestigious Award for New Faculty

MCB faculty Amanda Whipple has been chosen by the Rita Allen Foundation as one of five Rita Allen Scholars in the Class of 2020 and the sole recipient…

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LabXchange Team Awarded the First-Ever Open EdX Prize for Technical Innovation

The LabXchange team, led by MCB Professor of the Practice and Faculty Director of the Harvard Ed Portal Robert Lue, has been awarded the inaugural Open edX Technical…

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A Matter of Mixture: How Competition in the Nose Helps the Brain Make ‘Scents’ of Odor Blends [Murthy Lab]

Imagine the job of a perfumer. They must be able to identify subtle fragrant notes mixed among intricate blends of dozens of smells, that together, comprise the olfactory…

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Graduate Student Stephania Irwin Chosen as Office of Technology Business Development Fellow

MCO graduate student Stephania Irwin (G5) will join the Harvard Office of Technology Development (OTD) as an OTD Business Development Fellow. The yearlong program offers Harvard graduate students…

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MCO Graduate Student Part of Winning Team at “Beat the Pandemic!” Hackathon

On May 29, 2020, MCO graduate student Heer Joisher joined her college friend Sandeep Gummadi at a the MIT COVID-19 Beat the Pandemic II hackathon and emerged 48…

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