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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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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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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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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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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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  • Announcement

A Symposium in Celebration of Matthew Meselson

  Matthew Meselson faculty profile      

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Renate Hellmiss a Harvard Hero

When Renate Hellmiss learned she had been named a Harvard Hero this year, she was shocked. She was surprised by the award itself, and was quick to throw…

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  • Research

Investigating How Sharks and Skates Sense Electric Fields [Bellono Lab]

Sensory systems evolve to detect and transduce stimuli that are most relevant to an animal’s physiological or behavioral context. Ancient cartilaginous fishes, such as sharks, skates, and rays,…

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