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News from 2004

MESELSON WINS LASKER AWARD

Matthew Meselson(PhotoBureau, Inc./Joe Vericker) Matthew Meselson, a Harvard molecular biologist whose famous experiment substantiated the newly discovered double-helix structure of DNA and who prompted the United States to…

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BIOLOGY GOES TO THE MOVIES

Animations & Movies: DNA Replication Sterile Lab Technique Dan Branton on DNA Sequencing Writer-director Cheryl Vaughan sits at the lab bench, fine tuning the script and beginning to…

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GENOMIC ANALYSIS OF SPORULATION IN BACILLUS SUBTILISElucidating the Program of Gene Transcription for a Single Differentiating Cell Type

The image shows a pair of adjacent sporangia each of which consists of a large mother-cell (green) and a forespore (circular chambers outlined in red). The green color…

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SYMPOSIUM TO HONOR HOWARD BERG

In order to honor the scientific career of Howard C. Berg in his 70th year, a symposium involving several of his colleagues and former students is being held…

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HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS CREATE MULTIMEDIA TEACHING TOOLS

From left to right: Trang Nguyen of Indiana University, Bundo Onwueme of Wisconsin University, Tam Nguyen of Louisiana State University and teacher Brad Cranston The MCB-HHMI Outreach Program,…

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COMPLETING THE CIRCUIT AT THE CENTER FOR BRAIN SCIENCE

Joshua R. Sanes, Director for Harvard's Center for Brain Science In 1967, Harvard University Press published The Dance Language and Orientation of Bees, Karl von Frisch’s landmark account…

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ANDREW MURRAY NEW MCB CHAIR

Andrew Murray As a scientist, Andrew Murray, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, studies cell division and evolution. As director of the Bauer Center for Genomics Research, Murray…

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FINDING A PRESYNAPTIC ORGANIZER THAT MAKES THE BRAIN FUNCTIONAL

Neurons analyze and transmit information in the brain. Information is transferred from one neuron to another through the functional contact sites called synapses. When a neuron is activated,…

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