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Symposium on May 4 to Look at Impact of Gregor Mendel on Modern Genetics Research

A genetics symposium honoring “father of genetics” Gregor Mendel will be held on Saturday, May 4 from 8:30 am to 5:30 pm at the Geological Lecture Hall on…

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Annual Prather Lecture Series Scheduled for May 1-3

Every year, MCB and OEB take turns hosting the annual John M Prather Lectures in Biology, a series of three talks inspired by a bequest to Harvard by…

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How many distinct RNA structures are there? How should machine learning use them to make accurate predictions?

Many functional RNAs such as tRNAs or rRNA adopt 3D structures that are specific to their distinct functions and conserved across species. As with proteins, the determination of…

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New Fellowship Program with Center for Brain Science

The NTT Research Foundation announced the new Harvard University Center for Brain Science-NTT Fellowship Program in the field of Physics of Intelligence. The Fellowship will bolster studies bridging…

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New Course MCB 127 “Organelle Biology and Cellular Function” Will Launch in Fall 2024

Eukaryotic cells rely on subcellular organelles to compartmentalize their metabolic and signaling processes, dividing their cytoplasm into compartmentalized organelles to provide precise spatial-temporal control and enhance the efficiency…

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MCB Hosts Dudley Herschbach Teacher/Scientist Lecture 2024

All are invited to attend the Dudley Herschbach Lecture on Thursday, April 18th at noon in the Northwest Building B103. The Herschbach teacher/scientist lecture series recognizes scholars who…

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Electron Microscopy Snapshots Reveal the Inner Workings of an Insect Fructose Receptor [Gaudet Lab]

Insects affect human lives both positively and negatively, therefore understanding how they interact with their surroundings can help us better manage their effects on our lives. Gustatory receptors…

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Pietro de Camilli to Present 2024 Konrad Bloch Lecture on April 11

This year’s Bloch lecture will be delivered by HHMI Investigator Pietro de Camilli whose research centers on neuronal cell biology in health and disease. At Yale University, where…

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April MCB Community Forum – SUBMIT QUESTIONS BY April 3

MCB Chair, Rachelle Gaudet, will host the next MCB Community Forum scheduled for Friday, April 12 at 4:00 pm in BL1080.  There will be time for in-person questions…

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