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Doeke Hekstra Chosen as Searle Scholar

MCB and SEAS assistant professor Doeke Hekstra has been chosen as a 2018 Searle Scholar. Each year, the Searles Scholar Program--administered by the Kinship Foundation and funded by…

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Believing in Dopamine [Uchida Lab]

Predicting future rewards depends critically on beliefs about the current state of the world. For example, suppose you go to a restaurant with two chefs, one who you’ve…

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Hopi Hoekstra Elected to American Philosophical Society

Professor Hopi Hoekstra, a faculty member with a joint appointment to the MCB and OEB departments, has been elected to the prestigious American Philosophical Society (APS). Hoekstra is…

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  • Education

Grad Students Earn Fellowships

MCO students Felix Barber and Gal Lumbroso have been awarded prestigious fellowships that will support their future  research. Barber, a joint student in the Amir and Murray labs,…

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Congratulations to the 2018 Dowling Prize Winner Norma Hylton

Norma Hylton (class of ‘18) has won this year’s John E. Dowling Thesis Prize. This award is given to one undergraduate student each year who has demonstrated exceptional…

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  • Education

Neurobiology Concentrator Will Travel to Colombia Under a Fulbright Research Grant

Neurobiology concentrator Isa DeLaura (‘18) has been awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to support her research in Montería, Colombia. DeLaura  will spend next year studying hantavirus, a rodent-borne…

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In the Olfactory Bulb, Being Normal Goes Against the Norm [Murthy Lab]

Perhaps the first lesson that we learn in any neuroscience course involves defining the unique properties of neurons. Neurons, we learn, are polarised entities where information flows from…

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Jennifer Doudna to Give 2018 Prather Lectures, May 15, 16, 17

Jennifer Doudna will give the 2018 John M. Prather Lectures in Biology.  Doudna is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and the Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Professor in…

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