Harvard University - Department of Molecular & Cellular Biology

MCB NEWS TAG: '2008'

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How Not to Wear Out a Welcome - Dec. 12, 2008
Just as dinner party guests who linger at the table ...
Wnts on the Brain: Requirement of Wnt Signaling in CNS Vasculature Development - Dec. 10, 2008
All tissues in our bodies require blood vessels for oxygen ...
Annual Holiday Gift Drive (accepting donations until December 18, 2008) - Nov. 25, 2008
For the fourth year in a row, MCB's Human ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, charitable work
Dissecting Transcriptional Network Structure and Function - Nov. 19, 2008
The gene expression program in a cell is set in ...
Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive (Tuesday, November 18 - Tuesday, November 25, 2008) - Nov. 14, 2008
For the third year in a row, MCB Building Operations ...
Alexander Rich to Deliver 2008 John T. Edsall Lecture - Nov. 10, 2008
Alexander Rich, M.D., the William Thompson Sedgwick Professor of ...
A Quantitative Model of Transcription Factor–activated Gene Expression - Oct. 27, 2008
One of the main challenges in the postgenomic era is ...
Decoding Regulatory Circuitry in Mammalian Limb Development - Oct. 10, 2008
The vertebrate limb has been one of the central models ...
MCB would Like to Extend a Special Welcome to Our Five New Faculty Members - Oct. 1, 2008
Briana Burton, Philippe Cluzel, Vlad Denic, Daniel Needleman, Sharad Ramanathan.
MCB News Tag:  2008
Matthew Meselson's "Beautiful Experiment" Turns Fifty - Sept. 22, 2008
Fifty years ago, Matthew Meselson and Franklin Stahl – a Caltech ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Matthew Meselson
HHMI Outreach Summer Program 2008 - Sept. 15, 2008
In mid-July, Bauer Café regulars might have noticed the threads ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2008
Perceiving Smells with Sparse Connections - Sept. 11, 2008
Many regions of the brain are organized in such a ...
Engineering Binocularity in the Zebrafish Brain - Sept. 9, 2008
A major outstanding question in neurobiology is how the brain ...
Seminar to Celebrate Darwin's Bicentennial - Aug. 8, 2008
On September 11, 2008, Harvard’s Department of Molecular and ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, symposium
Trigger for Brain Plasticity Identified - Aug. 8, 2008
Researchers have long sought a factor that can trigger the ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Cell, publication, Takao Hensch
Self-renewal in the Kidney: A Developing Story - Aug. 7, 2008
The kidney is a remarkable organ. Its actions maintain an ...
Piggy-backing Meiotic Chromosomes - June 27, 2008
Movement plays important fundamental roles in basic chromosomal processes. Motion ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Cell, Nancy Kleckner, publication
Watching Synapses Change in Animals - June 26, 2008
It is widely assumed that alterations in synaptic connections between ...
Astrocytes Spy on Neuronal Conversation to Bring a Rush of Blood to the Head - June 25, 2008
The human brain represents approximately 2% of the total body ...
The Four Phases of Richard Losick's Microbial Career - June 16, 2008
A lot has changed since microbiologist Richard Losick came to ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, profile, Richard Losick
Undergraduates Win Awards for Their Research in MCB Labs - June 2, 2008
Two undergraduates working on research projects in MCB laboratories—Katie ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Hoopes Prize
14th Annual Boston Bacterial Meeting to be Held at Science Center June 12-13 - May 30, 2008
The Boston Bacterial Meeting (BBM) 2008 will take place on ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Boston Bacterial Meeting
A Common Aquatic Animal's Genome can Capture Foreign DNA - May 29, 2008
Long viewed as straitlaced spinsters, sexless freshwater invertebrate animals known ...
High School Students Gain from Hands-on Learning through MCB's Outreach Program - May 20, 2008
As fifteen teenagers from Cambridge Rindge and Latin High School ...
MCB News Tags:  MCB Outreach Program, 2008
Huda Zoghbi to give Prather Lectures May 7,8,9 - May 1, 2008
This year's Prather Lectures will be delivered by Huda ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, lecture, Prather Lectures
Chromatin — A One-Stop Engineering Solution for Compacting DNA and Parameterizing Gene Behavior - April 24, 2008
If stretched end-to-end, the DNA inside a single human cell ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Erin O'Shea, Nature, publication
Ruth Lehman Presents 2008 Bloch Lecture - April 18, 2008
On April 24, 2008, Dr. Ruth Lehmann, Professor of Cell ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Bloch Lecture, lecture
First Ever Symposium in Engineering and Physical Biology (EPB) - April 10, 2008
On Saturday, April 5, the Engineering and Physical Biology (EPB ...
Microbial Science Symposium to be Held Saturday, April 5 - April 7, 2008
Microbes (including bacteria, viruses, fungi, and protests) are ubiquitous on ...
Small but Mighty - April 3, 2008
In a behaving animal, the brain processes information from sensory ...
A Neural Code Based on Spike Timing in the Retina - April 2, 2008
The process of vision begins in the retina. This neuronal ...
What's "Up" with Mouse Vision? - March 27, 2008
A mouse is small, close to the ground. Hawks and ...
Andres Leschziner: Looking at Flexibility of Macromolecules - Feb. 25, 2008
What type of research might appeal to a young scientist ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Andres Leschziner, profile
Beauty in the Brain of the Beholder - Feb. 25, 2008
Jean Livet recently received first place the Olympus BioScapes Digital ...
2008 Daffodil Days - Jan. 26, 2008
MCB supports the American Cancer Society's Daffodil Days
MCB News Tags:  2008, charitable work
Dulac Lab: Small RNAs and the Sense of Smell - Jan. 22, 2008
Modern genetics textbooks highlight the concept of the ‘central dogma ...
Jeruzalmi and Verdine Labs: Structure of a First Responder to Chemical Attacks on DNA - Jan. 22, 2008
Genomic DNA is under constant attack by various damaging agents ...
Nicole Francis New Scholar Awardee in Aging - Jan. 22, 2008
Harvard Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Nicole Francis ...
Venkatesh Murthy Takes the Road Less Traveled - Jan. 22, 2008
Looking back on his career, Venkatesh (Venki) Murthy sees no ...
MCB News Tags:  2008, Venkatesh Murthy