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Faculty Florian Engert and Bence Ölveczky to Compete in Clipper Round the World Sailing Race

MCB faculty Florian Engert and OEB faculty Bence Ölveczky are spending their sabbaticals on the high seas, competing in a sailboat race around the world. They will launch…

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Benjamin Chang (CPB and Computer Science ‘24) Awarded Rhodes Scholarship

CPB and Computer Science concentrator Benjamin Chang (‘24) has received a Rhodes Scholarship to study engineering at the University of Oxford next year. He is one of ten…

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Scott Keeney will Deliver the Paul Doty Lecture on November 30

On Thursday November 30, Scott Keeney of Memorial Sloan Kettering (MSK) Cancer Center and HHMI investigator will deliver the 2023 Paul Doty Lecture. Named for MCB professor Paul…

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Plants Repurpose a Textbook Enzyme to Build Neuroactive Medicines [Nett Lab]

Plants are well known for their ability to produce molecules that affect human cognition, including many drugs for treating neurological disease. However, we understand relatively little about how…

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Save the Date for MCB Community Forum on December 1st

On Friday, December 1st, MCB will host its first community forum of the semester where speakers will respond to pre-submitted questions. The event is the result of organizing…

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BioLabs Rhinos Dress Up in Barbie-Inspired Outfits for Halloween

It’s a time-honored Halloween tradition for the MCO G1s to dress up the two rhino statues, aka Bessie and Victoria, that stand outside the main entrance to the…

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Shikoh Hirabayashi (Neuro & Physics) Elected Class of ‘24 Program Marshal

Neuroscience and Physics concentrator Shikoh Misu Hirabayashi has been elected to the position of program marshal on the 2024 Senior Class Committee. Class marshals are students from the…

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CPB Concentrator Benjamin Chang (‘24) Crosses the Charles River…in a Pumpkin

CPB and Computer Science concentrator Benjamin Chang (‘24) rowed across the Charles last weekend in a giant pumpkin. Although pumpkin regattas are a beloved tradition in some places,…

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DNA Folding Choices Made in Stem Cells Determines How Genes are Expressed in the Brain [Whipple Lab]

A new study led by MCO graduate student Daniel Loftus of the Whipple Lab has found that differences in maternal and paternal genomes in embryonic stem cells shape…

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