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Its That Time of Year!

Each winter MCB celebrates the "giving season" with a holiday gift drive. This year we are taking gifts for Rosie's Place, the oldest women's shelter in America. Your…

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  • Education

MCO Student Wins Fellowship

Fourth-year MCO graduate student Andrew Kane is the proud winner of a fellowship from the American Federation for Aging Research (AFAR). The AFAR Scholarships for Research in the…

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  • Research

Paint Colors on a Connectomic Map [Lichtman Lab]

[caption]Tao Fang (l) and Hidde Ploegh[/caption] Brain is arguably the most complicated biological tissue. Many different cell types are intertwined and interconnected. Moreover the number of different cell…

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  • Research

Functional Brain Cartography at Cellular Resolution [Dulac Lab]

A major goal of the abstract expressionist painters was to represent, convey and evoke emotion by reducing the use of color and gesture to their most basic forms.…

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  • Announcement

Happy Halloween!

Greetings from the first-year MCO graduate students.

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  • Announcement

John Dowling’s Newest Book on Understanding the Brain

In 1999, W.W. Norton published my book, “Creating Mind: How the Brain Works” that was written primarily for the non-scientist. It did well, and was reprinted seven times.…

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  • Research

One Million and One Neurons: A Collection of Fish Tales [Engert Lab]

 Witnessing in real-time firing patterns of all the neurons in the brain sounds like sci-fi, but this has already been achieved in research labs in recent years. The…

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  • Announcement

MCO Student Places in Photomicrography Competition

Tessa Montague, a former MCO student who recently graduated from the Schier Lab, has won fifth place in the annual Nikon Small World Competition. The contest rewards entrants…

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  • Research

John Dowling: A Life in Vision

John E. Dowling, the Gordon and Llura Gund Research Professor of Neurosciences at Harvard’s Molecular and Cellular Biology department has enjoyed a full and satisfying career. He is…

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