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Grad Student Spotlight: Dustin Tillman

MCO graduate student Dustin Tillman (G5) has received an F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award from the National Institute of Neurological Diseases and Stroke (NINDS). The fellowship…

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Zoe Weiss (MCB ‘23) Celebrates Her Mentor in Science Essay

Recent alum Zoe Weiss (MCB ‘23) has published an essay titled “What I Owe My Mentor” in the journal Science. The essay highlights the contributions of her mentor…

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Kleckner Invited to Review Career’s Pivotal Moments for Nature’s Turning Points

Nancy Kleckner, Herchel Smith Professor of Molecular Biology, looks back at crucial moments in her career in a Nature Cell Biology Turning Points essay (PDF)—from becoming enthralled with…

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Postdoc’s Breakthrough Links Computer Science and Neuroscience [Uchida Lab]

Ryunosuke Amo, a postdoc in the Uchida lab, has been honored with the Young Investigator Award from the Japan Neuroscience Society. The yearly award recognizes five early career…

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Grad Student Spotlight: Vivian Jou

MCO graduate student Vivian Jou (G5) has been awarded an F31 Predoctoral Individual National Research Service Award by the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases…

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Julien Barrere, Xiaomeng Han, Neha Karlupia, and Catherine Weiner Honored by Bok Center for Teaching and Learning

Four MCB community members—Julien Barrere, Xiaomeng Han, Neha Karlupia, and Catherine Weiner—have been honored with teaching certificates from the Bok Center for Teaching and Learning. Awarded to only…

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Protein Called Spartin Helps Recycle Lipid Droplet Organelles (Chung Lab)

Nature Cell Biology  (PDF) has published a paper authored by MCB faculty Jeeyun Chung. The study outlines a role for the protein spartin in breaking down subcellular organelles…

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Luis Hernandez-Nunez Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) Career Award at the Scientific Interface

The Burroughs Wellcome Fund (BWF) has chosen postdoc Luis Hernandez-Nunez of the Engert Lab as a recipient of its prestigious Career Awards at the Scientific Interface (CASI) grant.…

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Hopi Hoekstra Named Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

On August 1, Hopi Hoekstra will become the next Edgerley Family Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Hopi Hoekstra Hoekstra Lab

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Alia Qatarneh Helps Bring Biotech to High Schoolers

Specializing in education was not part of Alia Qatarneh’s plan. After graduating with a bachelor’s degree in biology from Northeastern, she planned to continue down the traditional academic…

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