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News from 2009

SUSAN MANGO TRACKS ORGAN DEVELOPMENT IN THE WORM

Susan Mango After developmental biologist Susan Mango received a surprise call announcing her MacArthur Foundation Fellowship (casually dubbed a “genius grant”), congratulatory emails streamed in from New York,…

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MCB AWARDS 2009 PERALTA AND MESELSON PRIZES TO NATALIE FUNK AND ITAY BUDIN

(l-r) Natalie Funk, Markus Meister, and Catherine Dulac   (l-r) Itay Budin and Markus Meister Two MCB graduate students were recognized for their academic achievement at MCB's 2009…

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FLORIAN ENGERT RECEIVES TENURE

Florian Engert Neurobiologist Florian Engert has been promoted to become a tenured Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology at Harvard University. “Like many things, tenure is probably most…

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15TH ANNUAL BOSTON BACTERIAL MEETING TO BE HELD AT SCIENCE CENTER JUNE 18-19

Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM) 2009 will take place Thursday June 18 – Friday June 19 at the Harvard University Science Center. The meeting will feature ~25 oral and…

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FOUR HOOPES FOR MCB

(L-R) Albert Li, Alana Mendelsohn, Sara Trowbridge, and Brady Weissbound Four undergraduates - Brandon Weissbourd in Catherine Dulac's lab, Alana Mendelsohn in Jeff Lichtman's lab, Sara Trowbridge in…

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KALOYAN TSANOV WINS THE LAWRENCE J. HENDERSON PRIZE FOR HIS UNDERGRADUATE THESIS

(L-R) Kevin Peterson, Kaloyan Tsanov, and Yuichi Nishi Kaloyan Tsanov has been awarded the Lawrence J. Henderson Prize for his thesis, An Embryonic Stem Cell Based System for…

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SEROTONIN AND SMELL

A moment’s introspection reveals that our perceptions and actions are strongly affected by our behavioral states.  Whether you are sleepy, awake, distracted or vigilant will affect how you…

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BRIANA BURTON PONDERS THE OIL AND WATER PROBLEM OF DNA TRANSPORTATION

Briana Burton Each time the world girds itself for a new epidemic, scientists give the public a refresher course on how genes jump species, giving us flu strains…

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PUTTING THE KINETOCHORE TOGETHER

Co-authors Soni Lacefield, Derek T. C. Lau, and Andrew W. Murray Errors in chromosome segregation can often lead to human disease. For example, chromosomal instability is a hallmark…

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