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MCB Sanes Lab Is One of Six Harvard Labs Contributing to Cell Census Network

MCB faculty Joshua Sanes is part of a coalition of scientists who are attempting to map and characterize all of the cell types present in mammalian brains. His…

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Thank You to Everyone Who Supported MCB’s Annual Gift Drive

For many years, MCB has held fundraisers and gift drives to support a local charity or to show support for someone in MCB.  This is the first time…

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Giri Anand’s Curiosity Unlocks New Info on How Cells Behave [Ramanathan Lab]

Giri Anand’s path to studying biology started when he first got his hands on a copy of James Watson’s “Double Helix” as an AP Biology student at Newton…

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Evolution of Cell Types in the Retina [Sanes Lab]

A key method for studying evolution is to compare genome sequences of many species; one can ask which genes are conserved, lost, duplicated, or altered. Genes, of course,…

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MCB Holiday Gift Drive is Collecting Winter Jackets and Blankets for Harvard Square Homeless Shelter

Now through December 15th, MCB is throwing a gift drive to collect blankets, hand warmers, and warm clothing for adults (particularly in large sizes) for Harvard Square Homeless…

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Program for Scientifically-Inspired Leadership (PSIL) Will Host Workshop for High School Students in India

The Program for Scientifically-Inspired Leadership (PSIL), founded and led by Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies in MCB and CPB Dominic Mao, is returning to India this January to…

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Nett Lab to Host Open House on December 8

After opening in summer 2022, the Nett Lab will hold an Open House on Friday, December 8. The event will be open to the extended MCB community, including…

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Wishing Everyone a Happy Break!

On November 23rd and November 24th, the university will be closed for Thanksgiving break. We’d like to wish everyone who observes the holiday a happy turkey day!  We…

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Lewis C. Cantley Will Deliver the John T. Edsall Lecture on December 7

Distinguished cell biologist Lewis C. Cantley of Dana Farber Cancer Institute will deliver the John T. Edsall Lecture on Thursday, December 7, 2023 at noon in the Northwest…

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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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