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Happy Halloween from MCB!

This year, Halloween will be different for everyone, including Bessie and Victoria (the rhinos in front of the BioLabs). As everyone organizes their last-minute costumes for Zoom get-togethers…

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Investigating How the Octopus ‘Tastes’ by Touch [Bellono Lab]

Octopuses are invertebrates known for their advanced intelligence and sophisticated foraging (or escape!) behaviors. These features are facilitated by a peripherally-distributed nervous system that enables advanced sensation and…

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A New View of Mitotic Chromosomes [Kleckner Lab]

Inheritance at the cellular level rests on the fact that one progenitor cell produces two identical daughter cells.  The chromosomes are replicated and then, for each chromosome, the…

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MCB Postdocs Awarded Fellowships from the NIH, MBB Interfaculty Initiative, and the Jane Coffin Childs Memorial Fund

Four postdocs in MCB labs have recently been awarded fellowships that will support their research in biophysics, cell biology, and neuroscience. Two of the postdocs were chosen for…

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Spotlight on Harvard Junior Fellow William Allen

Harvard Junior Fellow William Allen and Professor Xiaowei Zhuang of the Department of Chemistry and Chemical Biology have been chosen as winners of the 2020 Star-Friedman Challenge, which…

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