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SROH Gives Undergrads a Taste of an MCO PhD

Undergrads from around the country just wrapped up their taste of what life is like as an MCO PhD candidate, thanks to the 10-week Summer Research Opportunities at…

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Hoekstra Lab Identifies Chromosomal Inversion That Helps Deer Mice Adapt to their Environment

Forest-dwelling deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) can be distinguished from their prairie-roaming counterparts by their longer tails and their darker coat color, which helps them blend into a woodland…

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Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to Host Open House Today

MCB’s Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging will host an open house at 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 19 on Zoom. Delegates from the CTF…

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Why Zebrafish Can’t Tickle Themselves

Any sensory experience in any animal species can originate from either an event in the outside world, such as a predator approaching, or from a stimulus generated by…

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Stories in Science Highlights MCO Alum Leo Ferreira

MCO alum and current assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina Leonardo Ferreira (Ph.D. ‘16) recently published an essay about his research into immune tolerance on the…

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Staff Spotlight: Lindsay Guest (MCO Program Administrator)

After two years working as MCO’s Program Coordinator, Lindsay Guest was appointed MCO Program Administrator in August. Her role has expanded to include comprehensive management of the program,…

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MCB faculty Catherine Dulac Receives Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award from Society for Neuroscience

The Society for Neuroscience (SfN) has honored MCB faculty Catherine Dulac with the 2021 Mika Salpeter Lifetime Achievement Award. The award celebrates distinguished neuroscientists for their efforts to…

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Happy Halloween from the 1st-year MCO Students!

[caption](l to r) Ewelina Nowak, Maya Waarts, Faisal Alzaben, Miranda Gavitt, Maati McKinney, Peter Liu, Chenlei Hu, Jerry Yao, Katelyn Comeau, and Serafina Nieves (not shown)[/caption]

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MCO Graduate Students Maati McKinney (G1) and Anastasia Repouliou (G4) Awarded Research Fellowships

Fellowship funding for graduate students fuels research at universities around the world, the MCO (Molecules, Cells, & Organisms) Program is no exception. G1 Maati McKinney was awarded fellowships…

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