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Neurobiology Concentrator Will Travel to Colombia Under a Fulbright Research Grant

Neurobiology concentrator Isa DeLaura (‘18) has been awarded a Fulbright Research Grant to support her research in Montería, Colombia. DeLaura  will spend next year studying hantavirus, a rodent-borne…

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In the Olfactory Bulb, Being Normal Goes Against the Norm [Murthy Lab]

Perhaps the first lesson that we learn in any neuroscience course involves defining the unique properties of neurons. Neurons, we learn, are polarised entities where information flows from…

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Jennifer Doudna to Give 2018 Prather Lectures, May 15, 16, 17

Jennifer Doudna will give the 2018 John M. Prather Lectures in Biology.  Doudna is a Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator and the Li Ka Shing Chancellor's Professor in…

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Feeling the Heat – How Does the Zebrafish Brain Process Temperature? [Engert- and Schier Labs]

The Engert and Schier labs address in a recent paper in Neuron (PDF) how larval zebrafish senses temperature and transforms the sensory representation to generate behavior with the ultimate…

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Tom Maniatis to Deliver John T. Edsall Lecture

Tom Maniatis is the Isidore S. Edelman Professor and Chair of the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular biophysics at the Columbia University Medical Center. He was recently named…

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Branching Out: Reconstructing Embryonic Fate Decisions [Schier Lab]

What are the molecular trajectories that embryonic cells go through as they become specialized? In a study in Science (PDF) the Schier lab combines single-cell RNA-sequencing with a novel…

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Smelling Complexity [ Murthy Lab]

You walk into a restaurant and immediately become aware of all the smells coming from the kitchen. These scents arise from small, volatile molecules called odorants. While there…

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  • Education

MCB Postdocs Receive International Fellowships

Five MCB postdoctoral fellows have been awarded fellowships from organizations and private foundations that support interdisciplinary basic research. Jadiel Wasson of the Mango Lab received a prestigious Helen…

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  • Research

Gibbs Awarded Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research Funding

MCB professor Karine Gibbs and OEB professor Colleen Cavanaugh have teamed up to investigate what happens when a human-gut-dwelling microbe “goes rogue”. Their project is one of five…

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Sharad Ramanathan Co-director of New Quantitative Biology Initiative

QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY INITIATIVE website, Sharad Ramanathan faculty profile,  Ramanathan lab

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