Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB NEWS TAG: '2006'

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Sleeping With the Fishes - Dec. 21, 2006
Although we spend a third of our life asleep, it ...
MCB Students Awarded Merck-Wiley Fellowships and Peralta Prize - Dec. 15, 2006
Three MCB graduate students were recognized for their academic achievement ...
Pro Antibodies - Nov. 29, 2006
In a paper appearing in the November 28, 2006 issue ...
Naoshige Uchida Goes in Search of the Mind - Nov. 1, 2006
Naoshige Uchida, a neuroscientist and new Assistant Professor in MCB ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Naoshige Uchida, profile
Victoria D'Souza: Using Structural Biology to Solve RNA - Oct. 31, 2006
A new MCB Assistant Professor, D’Souza comes to Harvard ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, profile, Victoria D'Souza
TAP's Two-Cylinder Engine - Oct. 6, 2006
Our experiments looked at the "engine" part of TAP, or ...
Kevin Eggan 2006 MacArthur Fellow - Sept. 19, 2006
MCB is pleased to announce that Kevin Eggan, Assistant Professor ...
David Baltimore to Deliver Bloch Lecture - Sept. 15, 2006
On Friday, September 29, David Baltimore will deliver the 21st ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Bloch Lecture, lecture
Switching off a Cell Cycle Checkpoint - Aug. 7, 2006
Cell cycle checkpoints are surveillance mechanisms that ensure the ordered ...
Summer Outreach Program for Teachers Focuses on Evolution - Aug. 3, 2006
Eighteen teachers from Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Maine, Rhode Island, and ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2006
Bad to the Bone: Unlocking the Molecular Regulation of Osteoblast Differentiation and Bone Synthesis - July 27, 2006
Bone can be produced by two distinct mechanisms: direct differentiation ...
Rachelle Gaudet is Hooked on Crystallography - July 27, 2006
Associate Professor Rachelle Gaudet has made gratifying progress on both ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, profile, Rachelle Gaudet
Mapping Evolution: Linking Adaptive Traits to Genomic Location - July 25, 2006
Life exists in an impressive variety of forms, but the ...
Hastings Awarded Farrell Prize - July 7, 2006
Professor J. Woodland (Woody) Hastings has been awarded the 4th ...
Mammalian Egg Progenitors Stay Put - July 7, 2006
Recent reports have suggested that the mouse ovary might have ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Kevin Eggan, Nature, publication
Natural Killers Have a Complex - June 19, 2006
In our recent study (Krzewski et al., J Cell Biol ...
Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Honors Tom Maniatis - June 7, 2006
Tom Maniatis has been awarded an honorary degree from Cold ...
Undergraduate Biochemical Sciences Prize Winners Announced - June 7, 2006
For the first time since 2000, there are two winners ...
Meister Shows That the Eyes Have It - June 1, 2006
MCB Professor Markus Meister has become a leading figure in ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Markus Meister, profile
Translating the Language of Pheromones - June 1, 2006
When animals meet, how do they distinguish friend from foe ...
Florian Engert Receives a 2006 McKnight Scholar Award - May 31, 2006
Florian Engert, Assistant Professor in the Department of Molecular and ...
Splitting Hedgehog - May 10, 2006
In their latest work, published in the journal Developmental Cell ...
Clues to Sonic Hedgehog's Behavior - May 10, 2006
The Hedgehog signaling pathway has emerged as a key regulator ...
The Science of Conflict: Second Annual MBB Graduate Student Conference - May 1, 2006
The graduate student members of Harvard's Mind/Brain/Behavior ...
Staying Balanced Among the Chattering Class - April 26, 2006
Neurons are constantly engaged in a chatter of synaptic transmission ...
Conflict and Cooperation: The Evolution of Social Interactions - April 21, 2006
This Symposium, sponsored by the Genetics and Genomics Training Program ...
Florian Engert's Zebra Fish School - April 18, 2006
Tadpoles don’t behave, but zebra fish do, and that ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Florian Engert
Microbial Sciences Initiative Symposium: April 29, 2006 - April 14, 2006
The Microbial Sciences Initiative (MSI) at Harvard is an interdisciplinary ...
Correlated Neural Activity Dictates Changes in Visual Information Processing - April 5, 2006
Although it is generally agreed that neural activity plays an ...
Running Through Stop Signs - March 28, 2006
One of the 10 biological commandments is "Thou shall keep ...
2006 Merck Awards for Genome-Related Research Announced - March 20, 2006
The 2006 Merck Genome-Related Research Awards were announced on February ...
Validation of Polo-like Kinase 1 as a Cancer Therapy Target - March 6, 2006
A new study from the Erikson lab by Xiaoqi Liu ...
Axel Nohturfft: New Insights into Membrane Biology - Feb. 21, 2006
To understand Axel Nohturfft’s fascination with cell membranes, think ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Axel Nohturfft, profile
A New Function and Mechanism for MicroRNAs - Feb. 21, 2006
Research by Antonio Giraldez, Alex Schier, and their collaborators now ...
An Unusually Simple Signal Transduction System - Feb. 10, 2006
In this week’s Cell, Craig Ellermeier, Errett Hobbs, Eduardo ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Cell, publication, Richard Losick
Breathing New Life Into the Life Sciences - Feb. 6, 2006
Anyone who’s ever taken a freshman biology course in ...
A New Mechanism for Long-term Memory - Jan. 13, 2006
We have provided a first glimpse of protein synthesis at ...
MCB News Tags:  2006, Cell, publication, Sam Kunes
Neural Tube Defects: Insights from Zebrafish - Jan. 13, 2006
In this week’s Nature, Brian Ciruna, Alex Schier and ...