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Bellono Lab Piranha Research Highlighted in the Harvard Gazette

The Harvard Gazette recently featured Bellono Lab research on piranha feeding habits in an article titled “They’re less terrifying than you think — but still, those teeth”. The…

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Graduate Student Spotlight: Kate Shulgina (Eddy Lab)

Graduate student Kate Shulgina has spent six years in the Eddy Lab developing a computational tool called Codetta that predicts variations in the genetic code that cells use…

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Mario Capecchi Will Deliver the Paul Doty Lecture on May 12, 2022

We are delighted to have Mario Capecchi return to Harvard as the Paul Doty Lecturer. Mario completed his PhD. in the Biological Laboratories in 1967 with Jim Watson…

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Join Us for MCB’s May Corona Bash Party on May 4th

This event—featuring food, beverages, music, games, and coronavirus-shaped piňatas—will take place in the BioLabs courtyard from noon until 4:00 pm on May 4. Everyone in the MCB community–CPB,…

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Murthy Lab Teams with Brazilian Neuroscientists to Build a FabLab in Belo Horizonte

MCB faculty Venki Murthy, along with neuroscientists Grace Schennato Pereira Moraes and Marcio Moraes at Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais (UFMG)  in Brazil, is part of a collaboration…

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Who is Watching the Watchman on Yeast Peroxisome? [Denic Lab]

In a new paper published in eLife, my colleagues in the Denic Lab and I investigated how budding yeast (S. cerevisiae) breaks down damaged peroxisome organelles through a…

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Star-Friedman Challenge Funds Project Led by MCB Professor Max Prigozhin

MCB Faculty Maxim Prigozhin has been awarded funding through the Star-Friedman Challenge for Promising Scientific Research. Each year, the Star-Friedman Challenge invites Harvard faculty to propose interdisciplinary research…

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