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MCO Alum Jenelle Wallace (Ph.D. ‘20) Receives Schmidt Science Fellowship

MCO Graduate Program alum Jenelle Wallace (Ph.D. ‘20, Murthy Lab and Stevens Lab) has received a prestigious Schmidt Science Fellowship that will support her postdoctoral research on the…

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MCO Graduate Student Kumaresh Krishnan and Collaborators Receive Seed for Change Grant from Mittal South Asia Institute

A team led by MCO graduate student Kumaresh Krishnan (G3) of the Engert Lab has been chosen to receive a $10,000 Seed for Change Grant from The Lakshmi…

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MCB Community Pitches in to Help Fund COVID-19 Relief for India

In light of the intensifying COVID-19 crisis in India, students at Harvard and over a dozen other universities have banded together to raise funds for humanitarian relief. Since…

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MCO Alum Kayla Lee (Ph.D. ‘18) Helps HBCU Students Build Quantum Computing Skills

MCO Graduate Program alum Kayla Lee (Ph.D. ‘18, Springer Lab of HMS) is making a difference as a leader of the IBM-HBCU Quantum Center, an initiative that provides…

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Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging Launches Website

Last year, in response to ongoing concerns of inequality and bias in STEM, MCB launched the Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging (DIB). The task…

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Venki Murthy Shares the Science of Smell Via Podcast Interviews

MCB faculty Venkatesh Murthy has been appearing on the podcast and interview radio circuit, discussing the neuroscience of smell. More people are listening to podcasts than ever before,…

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Cassandra Extavour and Fanuel Muindi Among “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists in America

MCB and OEB faculty Cassandra Extavour, MCO Assistant Director Fanuel Muindi, and 998 other Black scientists were recently highlighted in a blog post titled “1000 Inspiring Black Scientists…

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How Does the Brain Orchestrate Learning from Reward? [Uchida Lab]

Animals learn a variety of actions; they can flexibly learn a new action or modify a learned action depending on a specific situation. They can also learn a…

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MCO Graduate Program Alum Spotlight: Jenelle Wallace

MCO Graduate Program alum Jenelle  Wallace (Ph.D. ‘20) of the Murthy Lab and Beth Stevens’ lab at Boston Children’s Hospital didn’t expect her thesis defense to take place…

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