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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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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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Alia Qatarneh (ALM ‘20) of ABE and LabXchange Receives the Dean’s Prize for Outstanding ALM Thesis in Biotechnology [Rob Lue Lab]

Harvard Extension School has awarded its annual Dean’s Prize for Outstanding ALM Thesis in Biotechnology to Alia Qatarneh, who has earned her master’s degree (ALM) in biotechnology from…

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Venkatesh Murthy to Become New Director of Center for Brain Science

MCB faculty Venkatesh Murthy will succeed Joshua Sanes as Director of the Center for Brain Science, a collaborative effort that brings together neuroscience researchers from across FAS. Murthy…

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Harvard Gazette Highlights Nathan Grant (MCB ‘20) and His Work in Disability Advocacy

To celebrate the class of 2020, The Harvard Gazette is running a series of profiles on graduating seniors. Today, they featured Nathan Grant (MCB ‘20) and Siblings with…

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Amanda Whipple to Become George W. Merck Fellow

MCB Faculty Amanda Whipple has been chosen to become 2020 George W. Merck Fellow. Named in honor of the pharmaceutical magnate, George W. Merck Fellowships are designed to…

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Kelsey Ichikawa (Neuro ‘20) Wins Bowdoin Prize for an Essay in the Natural Sciences

Neuroscience concentrator Kelsey Ichikawa (‘20) has been awarded a Bowdoin Prize for Undergraduate Essay in the Natural Sciences. The Bowdoin Prizes, which were established in 1791 and are…

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