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One-punch Triggers of Genomic Chaos [Murray Lab]

We have discovered that cancer might arise faster than previously thought: by combining evolution of yeast cells and human cell culture experiments Miguel Coelho and Andrew Murray were…

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Open Sesame! Engineering a Transition Metal Transporter to Uncover its Substrate Pathways [Gaudet Lab]

Transport proteins embedded in the cellular membrane move chemical cargo into and out of cells, thus facilitating the acquisition of essential nutrients. Many transport proteins evolved from a…

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What We See with When We Look Straight Ahead [Sanes Lab]

As a particularly accessible part of the central nervous system, the mouse retina has emerged as a favorite model for analyzing the development, structure and function of neural…

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Finding a Neuron in a Haystack [Ramanathan Lab]

A fundamental question in neuroscience is how neural networks generate behavior. The first challenge in answering this question is to identify neurons and circuits controlling the behavior of…

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  • Education

Congratulations to Bridget Keegan and Karen Reyes!

Two MCB seniors have received Harvard fellowships. Karen Reyes will spend a year abroad in Spain as a Rockefeller Travel Fellow, and Bridget Keegan has been chosen as…

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Professor Josh Sanes Awarded 2018 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize

MCB Professor Joshua Sanes has been named as a recipient of the prestigious 2018 Perl-UNC Neuroscience Prize. Past awardees include six Nobel laureates, 3 Kavli Prize winners, and…

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Studies from Schier Lab Featured in Science “Breakthrough of the Year”

Research studies by Jeff Farrell, Yiqun Wang, Bushra Raj, and James Gagnon and their collaborators were featured as “Breakthrough of the Year 2018” by Science Magazine. They used…

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  • Education

Graduate Student Profile: Dima Ter-Ovanesyan

Dima Ter-Ovanesyan had been up all night working as a student-EMT, but he went to the lab the next morning to conduct his experiment. He soon found that…

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