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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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Recent MCO Alum Vayu Maini Rekdal Recognized with International Birnstiel Award

MCO Graduate Program alum Vayu Maini Rekdal (Ph.D. ‘20, Balskus Lab) has been chosen as one of six recipients of the 2020 International Birnstiel Award for Doctoral Studies…

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MCB BIOpalooza: Meet the Incoming First-year Graduate Students!

This year’s virtual retreat, MCB BIOpalooza, will provide opportunities for the MCB community to meet the new incoming graduate students (and vice versa) through breakout sessions and through…

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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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To the 3D Genome and Beyond

Three-dimensional organization of the human genome regulates many cellular functions. The authors characterized the first high-resolution 3D structures of full-length human chromosomes using a multiplexed imaging platform to…

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