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Professor Haim Sompolinsky Receives The Brain Prize

MCB Professor-in-Residence and Professor of Physics Haim Sompolinsky has been awarded The Brain Prize, the world’s largest brain research prize, given to researchers who have had a ground-breaking…

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Interdisciplinary and Inter-Institutional Partnership Studying Neurodegenerative Diseases Wins Support from Chan Zuckerberg Initiative

Work from the lab of Jeeyun Chung, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology, on lipid droplets’ roles in neurodegenerative diseases will be supported by a Chan Zuckerberg…

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Dominic Mao Honored by Senior Class as a Favorite Professor in 2024 Yearbook

Dominic Mao, Molecular and Cellular Biology Lecturer and Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies for Chemical and Physical Biology (CPB) and MCB, has been voted one of the senior…

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Golden Goose Awarded for “Impossible” Success of Nanopore DNA Sequencing

Daniel Branton, Harvard’s Higgins Professor of Biology, Emeritus, and his collaborators David Deamer and Mark Akeson at the University of California, Santa Cruz, are among the 2023 Golden…

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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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Hopi Hoekstra Named C.Y. Chan Professor of Arts and Sciences

MCB and OEB faculty Hopi Hoekstra has been appointed C.Y. Chan Professor of Arts and Sciences. Chosen by the FAS Dean, the Professor of Arts and Sciences title…

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Sean Eddy Appointed Harvard College Professor

MCB Chair Sean Eddy has been named as Harvard College Professor. The five-year appointment honors faculty who excel in undergraduate teaching and positively influence the educational environment at…

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MCB in the News_Richard Losick Received the First Microbial Sciences Initiative’s Distinguished Achievement Award

Rich Losick

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Catherine Dulac Named University Professor, the Seventh Woman to Hold the Honor

Catherine Dulac has been named a Harvard University Professor, only the 23rd to receive this title since its creation 87 years ago in 1935, and the first MCB…

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Amanda Whipple Receives R35 Grant from the NIH

MCB faculty Amanda Whipple has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the NIH. The award provides five years of funding to promising early career PIs,…

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