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STRAIGHT TALK ON A SLIPPERY SUBJECT

To Axel Nohturfft of Harvard’s Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, cholesterol is a scientific puzzle.  He also knows it can be a serious health factor, even a…

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JACK STROMINGER RECEIVES 2004 ASBMB-MERCK AWARD

Jack L. Strominger, Higgins Professor of Biochemistry in MCB, is the recipient of the 2004 ASBMB-Merck Award in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research in biochemistry and…

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TEACHING TOMORROW’S BIOLOGY TODAY

Bio Sci 50 and MCB 100 are not your father's biology courses. They are not even your big sister's, and she graduated just a few years ago. Instead,…

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NEW LIGHT ON CROSSOVER DIFFERENTIATION

G. Valentin Boerner Nancy Kleckner Neil Hunter Meiosis is the modified cellular program by which a diploid cell produces haploid gametes as required for sexual reproduction. A key…

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MATTHEW MICHAEL PROMOTED TO ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

Matthew Michael has been named Associate Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Michael, who joined the MCB faculty in 2000, studies mechanisms and pathways that maintain genome stability,…

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DOUG MELTON TO LEAD LIFE SCIENCES COUNCIL

Doug Melton In his role as Chair of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences (FAS) Life Sciences Council, Doug Melton, Thomas Dudley Cabot Professor of the Natural Sciences,…

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DEVELOPMENT STUDY FINDS POTENTIAL SIGNALING CODE FOR CERTAIN FACIAL FEATURES

Coauthors: Professor Andy McMahon, graduate student Juhee Jeong, postdoctoral fellow Junhao Mao, and postdoctoral fellow Toyoaki Tenzen. Another coauthor, Assistant Professor Andreas H. Kottmann of Columbia University, New…

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RACHELLE GAUDET RECIPIENT OF 2004 MCKNIGHT SCHOLAR AWARD

Rachelle Gaudet, Assistant Professor at Harvard University in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is a recipient of the 2004 McKnight Scholar Award. This prestigious award is…

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CATHERINE DULAC ELECTED TO MEMBERSHIP IN THE AMERICAN ACADEMY OF ARTS AND SCIENCES

Citing her outstanding research on the identity of essential signaling components of the murine vomeronasal organ, Catherine Dulac, Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and Investigator, Howard Hughes…

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