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Graduate Student Stephania Irwin Chosen as Office of Technology Business Development Fellow

MCO graduate student Stephania Irwin (G5) will join the Harvard Office of Technology Development (OTD) as an OTD Business Development Fellow. The yearlong program offers Harvard graduate students…

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MCO Graduate Student Part of Winning Team at “Beat the Pandemic!” Hackathon

On May 29, 2020, MCO graduate student Heer Joisher joined her college friend Sandeep Gummadi at a the MIT COVID-19 Beat the Pandemic II hackathon and emerged 48…

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We would like to thank the whole MCO/MCB communities for their support and engagement during these uncertain times. We continue to work hard to provide timely information on…

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Microglia Help New Neurons Make the Right Connections [Murthy Lab]

Historically, it was thought that the brain lacked an immune system because the blood-brain barrier prevents the entry of immune cells from the rest of the body. However,…

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Fanuel Muindi Publishes Paper on the Role of Personal Storytelling in Science Communication [MCO]

Assistant Director of Graduate Programs Fanuel Muindi, PhD, (@FanuelMuindi on Twitter) recently co-authored a paper advocating for the importance of storytelling in science communication. The paper titled “Human…

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The ‘Right’ Diet. Discovery of Entirely New Class of Enzymes Could One Day Lead to Bespoke Diets, Therapeutics

Everyone seems to have an opinion about which foods to eat or avoid, how to lose weight (and keep it off!), and which superfood to horde. But there’s…

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Spotlight on Elizabeth May [Gaudet Lab]

When Elizabeth May (@LizMayScience on Twitter) first arrived at MCB in 2015, she was a visiting undergraduate in the Summer Research Opportunities at Harvard (SROH) program, which enables…

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Grad Student Jenelle Wallace of the Murthy Lab Wins Bowdoin Prize for Essay Writing

Graduate student Jenelle Wallace (G7) of the Murthy Lab has been named as one of four recipients of the 2019-2020 Bowdoin Prize for Graduate Students, which honors original…

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Happy Halloween!

Greetings from the first-year MCO graduate students. "Russell the Rhino: an extremely accomplished MCO Explorer with just one missing badge, standing next to a floating chimney that will…

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MCO Grad Student Elizabeth May Named as Aramont Fund Fellow!

MCO graduate student Elizabeth May (G4) of the Gaudet Lab has received a fellowship from the Aramont Fund for Emerging Science Research in support of a project called…

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