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News from 2022

MCB Community Heads to Beach for Annual Research Retreat (September 16-17)

The 2022 MCB Research retreat will begin today. MCB community members are heading to the beach town of North Falmouth, Massachusetts. Activities will include poster sessions, research presentations,…

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Join Us for the Life Sciences Community Shindig This Friday!

Harvard’s life sciences departments—’MCB, CCB, HSCRB, HEB, and OEB—are kicking off the semester with the first-ever Life Sciences Shindig in front of the BioLabs on Friday, September 9.…

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Maya Woolfolk Receives Gilliam Fellowship [Hoekstra Lab]

Maya Woolfolk, a PhD candidate in the lab of Hopi Hoekstra, has been awarded the 2022 Gilliam Fellowship for Advanced Study from the Howard Hughes Medical Institute. The…

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Hopi Hoekstra is a 2022 Explorers Club Lowell Thomas Awardee

Professor Hopi Hoekstra has been named to the Explorers Club as a recipient of the 2022 Lowell Thomas Award, which this year honors professionals who display excellence in…

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Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Kicks Off New Semester with Engert Lab Open House

The MCB Community Task Force on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB) is leading off the new semester with an Engert Lab Open House on Friday, September 2 at…

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How to Make Injured Neurons Survive [Sanes Lab]

It is old news that damage to our brain or spinal cord is generally irreversible, leading to a gloomy prognosis for neurodegenerative disease or traumatic injury.  More than…

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Extavour Lab’s Cricket Embryo Research Highlighted in New York Times

The New York Times recently featured a research collaboration led by MCB and OEB faculty Cassandra Extavour in an article titled “The Mysterious Dance of the Cricket Embryos.”…

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SROH Gives Undergrads a Taste of an MCO PhD

Undergrads from around the country just wrapped up their taste of what life is like as an MCO PhD candidate, thanks to the 10-week Summer Research Opportunities at…

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Welcome to New Faculty Ryan Nett and Jeeyun Chung

Two new faculty, Ryan Nett and Jeeyun Chung, will join the MCB department as Assistant Professors in the coming year. “We're thrilled that Jeeyun Chung and Ryan Nett…

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