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Model Predicts Size of Yeast Clusters [Murray Lab]

Researchers from the Murray Lab, led by Biological and Biomedical Sciences (BBS) graduate student Piyush Nanda, have recently published a paper in the journal Current Biology on a…

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Integrative Biology Concentrator Julie Heng Awarded Hoopes Prize for Thesis Research Conducted in the Murray Lab

Integrative Biology (IB) concentrator Julie Heng (‘24) has won a Hoopes Prize for thesis research she did in the Murray Lab. The university-wide Hoopes Prize celebrates excellence in…

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How Simple Multicellularity Can Evolve into Regulated Reproduction [Murray Lab]

The development of multicellularity has been a remarkable turning point in Earth's biological history, enabling greater morphological diversity and the formation of new organizational structures. This transformation hinged…

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Denic Lab Discovers an Ancient and Essential Translation Factor Chaperone

Billions of years ago, the first eukaryotic common ancestor split from its archaeal lineage with a distinct set of genes, the majority of which many of us (eukaryotes)…

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Can the Physics of Bubbles Help Us Understand Microbial Antagonism? [Murray and Nelson Labs]

A recent collaboration between the Murray Lab and the Nelson Lab found that microbial antagonism can mirror the formation and dissipation of beer bubbles. The study, led by…

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Who Gets to Decide How Cells Evolve?

Evolutionary adaptation is the process by which organisms change or acquire features over time in response to new challenges. The ability of organisms to adapt is remarkable and…

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MCB Faculty Andrew Murray Awarded Prestigious Appointment as Harvard College Professor

MCB faculty Andrew Murray is one of the five professors from across FAS to be named a 2021 Harvard College Professor. The Harvard College Professorships are five-year appointments…

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Postdoc Spotlight: María Angélica Bravo Núñez [Murray Lab]

Postdoc María Angélica Bravo Núñez of the Murray Lab was recently named as a 2021 Hanna H. Gray Fellow, a high-profile award from HHMI that funds exceptionally promising…

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American Physical Society (APS) Showcases Video Made in Murray and Nelson Labs

Each year, the American Physical Society (APS) Division of Fluid Dynamics holds a video and poster contest, celebrating 2-3 minute videos that communicate concepts in biophysics and fluid…

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Andrew Murray, The Easy Way is Hard Enuff

As a graduate student, more than thirty years ago, I enjoyed doing experiments so much that I would go into lab on Sunday mornings secure in the knowledge…

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