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Catherine Dulac First to be Selected Lee and Ezpeleta Professor of Arts and Sciences

  Catherine Dulac faculty profile Dulac lab website

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E Pluribus Unum: One Brain from Many Cells [Schier Lab]

In papers in Nature Biotechnology and Current Biology, the Schier lab reports how thousands of single-cell transcriptomes can be used to define cell types and reconstruct lineage relationships…

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Scaling Up the Search for Neuronal Wiring Molecules [Sanes Lab]

Neural circuits in the mammalian brain comprise hundreds to millions of neurons, connected with each other in complex and highly specific ways. Studies over the past few decades…

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Using X-rays to Quantify Lesions and Find Electrodes in the Brain [Cox Lab]

Lesioning (damaging) a particular brain region is one of the most important methods in neuroscience for determining the function of that region. Many groundbreaking discoveries were made through…

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  • Education

MCB Grad Students and Postdocs Recognized for Outstanding Teaching!

Each semester, the Derek Bok Center for Teaching and Learning honors outstanding teaching fellows, teaching assistants, and course assistants with the Q Award. The Q Awardees are chosen…

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  • Education

EPB to Hold Annual Symposium, Saturday, April 7

On Saturday, April 7, the annual Engineering and Physical Biology (EPB) Symposium will be held in Room B101 of the Northwest Building, 52 Oxford St. Speakers from constituent…

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  • Research

Understanding How Small Curved Filaments Create Rod-shaped Cells [Garner Lab]

One of the simplest and highly conserved bacterial shapes is a rod. In order to grow, rod-shaped bacteria restrict their growth so that they maintain a constant width…

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For Want of a Template [Rich Losick and Jan Pero]

Rich came to Harvard from MIT in 1969 as a Junior Fellow, setting up shop on the third floor of the Biological Laboratories in space kindly provided by…

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FAS Center for Systems Biology Reflects on Two Decades of Research Camaraderie

One morning in 2006, then-Bauer-Fellow Kevin Verstrepen was presenting his lab’s work on yeasts and maltose fermentation to the other Bauer Fellows, a small group of early-career scientists…

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The Intricacies of Embryonic Signaling [Schier Lab]

In three papers in eLife, the Schier lab provides surprising insights into the regulation of early vertebrate embryogenesis.  Focusing on the roles of the TGF-b Nodal signaling pathway,…

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