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Neuroscience Concentrator Melissa Meng Wins Glushko Undergraduate Thesis Prize

Neuroscience concentrator Melissa Meng has been awarded the Glushko Undergraduate Thesis Prize, which honors students who write theses in cognitive science. It is issued by the Mind Brain…

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Congratulations to the Class of 2024!

Congratulations to our graduating seniors who have concentrated in MCB, CPB, and Neuroscience. Congratulations to all our graduating PhD students; those in the MCO program as well as…

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Inside Perspective by Courtney Whilden_ MCB 30th Birthday Party

Because of the myriad of scientific discoveries that have been made in the Biolabs building, I have always thought that our department, MCB, is over 100 years old.…

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Jessica Leff (Neuro ‘24) Wins Dowling Thesis Prize for Undergraduate Neuroscience Research

Neuroscience concentrator Jessica Leff received the John E. Dowling Thesis Prize. Named for MCB professor John Dowling, the prize honors excellence in neuroscience research and undergraduate thesis writing.…

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Lichtman Lab Teams With Google to Map 150 Million Synapses in Human Brain Sample

Since 2018, the Lichtman Lab has been painstakingly mapping every cell and synapse in a tiny brain sample from a human patient. Although the sample represents only one…

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MCB Artists on Display at the Harvard Art Show

Every year, the Harvard Art Show highlights the creativity of Harvard University staff through local shows. This year, the work of four MCB scientists is included in these…

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Interested in Sharing your Love of Science with Others? Come to the BioBus Recruitment Event Tomorrow, May 2

You may have noticed  that the BioBus arrived this afternoon and is currently parked in the BioLabs’ courtyard. This is because tomorrow, May 2, from 10:00 a.m. to…

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