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  • Education

This Sibling has a Mission

Nathan Grant, an undergraduate MCB concentrator, chose to study biology for very personal reasons. “My inspiration comes from my twin brother Nik, who has a rare, genetic, lysosomal…

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  • Education

Neurobiology student inducted into Phi Beta Kappa

Nathan Williams, class of ‘19, has been invited to join the Phi Beta Kappa (ΦΒΚ) honors society. He will join 23 other juniors who have been chosen this…

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  • Education

Harvard MCB Faculty and Amgen Foundation Partner to Launch Game-changing Online Science Education Platform

Harvard University, the Amgen Foundation, and edX announced the creation of the LabXchange online platform, which transforms access to the scientific process by integrating digital instruction, interactivity,  and…

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  • Announcement

Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 MCB Staff Badminton Tournament!

1st – Giselle Grenier (MCB Lab Admin – Dowling- and Hensch Labs) and Jesse Machado (NW building – Shipping and Receiving) 2nd – John Kropowensky (MCB Core Admin…

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  • Research

Bacterial Public Transportation [Berg Lab]

Imagine a box densely packed with balls. The spacing between the balls is filled with a fluid of viscosity similar to honey. The box has many copies of…

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  • Research

Uchida Awarded the 2018 Tsukahara Memorial Award

MCB professor Nao Uchida has been awarded the 2018 Nakaakira Tsukahara Memorial Award for his work on memory and decision-making during the 41st Annual Meeting of the Japan…

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  • Education

Grad Student Awarded Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation

MD/PhD student Clara Starkweather --2018 PhD Uchida Lab-- has won the 2018 Regeneron Prize for Creative Innovation. She will receive $50,000 in prize money. After being nominated by faculty,…

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  • Education

Individual Development Plan Matters

Since 2014, the NIH has required annual progress reports to include a description of whether academic institutions make use of the Individual Development Plan (IDP) or not. An…

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  • Education

MCO Student Chosen to Attend Science Media Awards Summit in the Hub (SMASH) 2018

Every other year, filmmakers, journalists, researchers, and media creators who cover science gather at Science Media Awards & Summit in the Hub (SMASH) to celebrate multimedia science storytelling.…

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  • Research

MCB Welcomes Professor Nick Bellono!

Nick Bellono's faculty profile Bellono lab website Nick Bellono's most recent publication in Nature  

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