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FLORIAN ENGERT RECEIVES A 2006 MCKNIGHT SCHOLAR AWARD

Florian Engert Florian Engert, Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, is a recipient of the 2006 McKnight Scholar Award. The McKnight Endowment Fund for Neuroscience…

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SPLITTING HEDGEHOG

Co-authors Tehyen Chu and Sam Kunes One of a cell’s fundamental tasks is to deliver its synthetic products to subcellular locations appropriate for their function.  Nowhere is this…

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CLUES TO SONIC HEDGEHOG’S BEHAVIOR

Co-authors Andy McMahon, Toyo Tenzen and Benjamin Allen The Hedgehog signaling pathway has emerged as a key regulator of normal embryonic development and a major contributor to a…

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THE SCIENCE OF CONFLICT: SECOND ANNUAL MBB GRADUATE STUDENT CONFERENCE

click for full poster The graduate student members of Harvard's Mind/Brain/Behavior (MBB) Initiative are pleased to announce their second annual conference, to be held May 11th and12th. This…

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CONFLICT AND COOPERATION: THE EVOLUTION OF SOCIAL INTERACTIONS

Friday April 28th, 2006 Sherman-Fairchild Room 102 7 Divinity Avenue, Harvard University

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FLORIAN ENGERT’S ZEBRA FISH SCHOOL

Tadpoles don’t behave, but zebra fish do, and that’s why newly promoted Associate Professor Florian Engert is switching the focus of his neuroscience experiments to fish. In the…

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CORRELATED NEURAL ACTIVITY DICTATES CHANGES IN VISUAL INFORMATION PROCESSING

Young sensory systems often utilize stimuli present in the environment during development to refine information processing. These processes work to optimize the system for the encoding of future…

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