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Thank You to Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging

In 2020, the MCB Department established a Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging. CTF members—including students, faculty, postdocs, and staff from a wide variety of…

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SROH (Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard) Offers Glimpse Into Graduate School Experience

On July 28 and 29, students, faculty, and staff convened on Zoom to hear students from both OEB’s E3 (Evolution, Ecology, and Environment) program and MCO’s Summer Research…

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Grad Student Spotlight: Carlos Rivera-López

MCO graduate student Carlos Rivera-López (G2, Srivastava Lab) recently joined the Srivastava Lab, where he will study stem cells that enable regeneration in an aquatic worm called Hofstenia…

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Harvard Gazette Highlights Yoseph Boku (MCB ‘21) and Y2Y Harvard Square

MCB concentrator and graduating senior Yoseph Boku’s exceptional work with the Y2Y homeless youth shelter in Harvard Square has been featured in The Harvard Gazette. When he arrived…

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Thanks to Everyone Who Contributed to the MCB Gift Drive for Rosie’s Place

This year, despite social distancing, MCB’s annual gift drive raised over $10,000 in donations and gifts for the women’s shelter Rosie’s Place. The final total included $10,215.00, six…

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MCB’s Annual Gift Drive Will Collect Donations and Gift Cards for Rosie’s Place

For the third year in a row, MCB decided to support Rosie’s Place, the oldest women shelter in the United States and a place where women and their…

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A Neuroscientist and a Philanthropist: Catherine Dulac’s Work with the Richard Lounsbery Foundation

One of the many hats MCB faculty Catherine Dulac wears is serving on the Board of Directors of the Richard Lounsbery Foundation. Established in 1959, the Richard Lounsbery…

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Kaelyn Brown (Neuro ‘21) and Ashley Cooper (Neuro & Anthro ‘21) Honored for their Work with Science Club for Girls

Neuroscience concentrators Kaelyn Brown (’21) and Ashley Cooper (’21), who has a joint concentration in anthropology, will receive the 2020 Catalyst Award from the educational outreach organization Science…

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SROH (Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard) Goes Virtual

With Harvard’s lab spaces closed, hosting undergraduate interns through the Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) program this year seemed like an impossibility. But the SROH leadership found…

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Japan Summer Science Undergraduate Research Program (JSSURP) Expands to New Sites and Disciplines

Years ago, a Harvard undergraduate named Takao Hensch decided to spend a year conducting research in Japan. But lining up a position overseas proved tricky. “I put it…

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