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News from 2021

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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Catherine Dulac Receives NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award

Each year, the international NOMIS Foundation selects two notable academics as recipients of the NOMIS Distinguished Scientist and Scholar Award, and this year MCB faculty Catherine Dulac is…

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Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Launches Website

Last year, in response to ongoing concerns of inequality and bias in STEM, MCB launched the Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB). The task…

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Postdoc Spotlight: María Angélica Bravo Núñez [Murray Lab]

Postdoc María Angélica Bravo Núñez of the Murray Lab was recently named as a 2021 Hanna H. Gray Fellow, a high-profile award from HHMI that funds exceptionally promising…

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Staff Spotlight: Monique Brewster, Associate Concentration Advisor

After nearly five years teaching undergraduates as a preceptor, Monique Brewster (MCO Ph.D. ‘17) has been appointed Associate Concentration Advisor of MCB and CPB. Her new role’s responsibilities…

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Venki Murthy Shares the Science of Smell Via Podcast Interviews

MCB faculty Venkatesh Murthy has been appearing on the podcast and interview radio circuit, discussing the neuroscience of smell. More people are listening to podcasts than ever before,…

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Cassandra Extavour and Fanuel Muindi Among “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

MCB and OEB faculty Cassandra Extavour, MCO Assistant Director Fanuel Muindi, and 998 other Black scientists were recently highlighted in a blog post titled “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists…

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Staff Spotlight: Peter Kilian and Brittany Walsh of the Bellono Lab

Animal technicians Peter Kilian and Brittany Walsh of the Bellono Lab spent the early weeks of 2020 burning the midnight oil to finish a set of octopus behavior…

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