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How a “Spot the Difference” Technique Illuminates the Wiggling of Proteins

It’s common to speak of “the structure of a protein,” but proteins are dynamic molecules that move and shapeshift.  A protein can be described as 1-dimensional polymer –…

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Two Undergraduates Win Hoopes Prize for Research Conducted in Hekstra Lab

Phyllis Zhang (Chemistry & Physics and Computer Science  '23) and Ziyuan Zhao (Chemistry & Physics and Computer Science ‘23) from the Hekstra Lab have been awarded the prestigious…

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Hekstra Lab Graduate Student Minhuan Li Awarded Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center (EWSC) Fellowship

The Eric and Wendy Schmidt Center (EWSC) at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard has chosen SEAS graduate student and Hekstra Lab member Minhuan Li as one…

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Doeke Hekstra Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award

MCB and Applied Physics faculty member Doeke Hekstra has been chosen to receive the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award, as part of the NIH’s High-Risk, High-Reward program. The…

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Doeke Hekstra Awarded Merck Fellowship

MCB Assistant Professor Doeke Hekstra has been chosen as a recipient of the George W. Merck Fellowship, an award that provides funding to promising tenure-track Harvard professors. Hekstra’s…

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Doeke Hekstra Chosen as Searle Scholar

MCB and SEAS assistant professor Doeke Hekstra has been chosen as a 2018 Searle Scholar. Each year, the Searles Scholar Program--administered by the Kinship Foundation and funded by…

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New MCB Professor Electrifies Proteomics

Doeke R. Hekstra, MCB’s new Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology and an Assistant Professor of Applied Physics for SEAS, came to Harvard with an unorthodox plan…

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