Harvard University COVID-19 updates

News from 2021

MCB Community Pitches in to Help Fund COVID-19 Relief for India

In light of the intensifying COVID-19 crisis in India, students at Harvard and over a dozen other universities have banded together to raise funds for humanitarian relief. Since…

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Postdoc Joseph Zak (Murthy Lab) Receives Polak Young Investigator Award

Postdoc Joseph Zak of the Murthy Lab has been chosen by leaders of the Association for Chemoreception Sciences (AChemS) as a recipient of this year’s Polak Young Investigator…

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Harvard Gazette Highlights Yoseph Boku (MCB ‘21) and Y2Y Harvard Square

MCB concentrator and graduating senior Yoseph Boku’s exceptional work with the Y2Y homeless youth shelter in Harvard Square has been featured in The Harvard Gazette. When he arrived…

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The Bacterial Flagellar Engine Has a Bidirectional Gearshift [Berg Lab]

Bacteria are a nanotechnological marvel. Consider the bacterium Escherichia coli as an example. Barely a millionth the size of a typical human (E. coli is a rod-shaped cell…

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How the Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Approaches Decision-Making Without Hierarchies

When MCB’s Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) began meeting last summer, the task force members wanted to reduce the influence of academic hierarchies…

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MCO Alum Kayla Lee (Ph.D. ‘18) Helps HBCU Students Build Quantum Computing Skills

MCO Graduate Program alum Kayla Lee (Ph.D. ‘18, Springer Lab of HMS) is making a difference as a leader of the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center, an initiative that provides…

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